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Health & Life Sciences

Our graduates are life-supporting, life-enhancing professionals dedicated to patient care.

Hands-on education is synonymous with NAIT and essential for students working toward a career in the health care industry. Career options are diverse, from hospitals and clinics to labs and home care companies.

Health and Care Together
Darren Astles (Emergency Medical Technician ‘12) a Canadian Forces veteran, was looking for new career options. With a passion for helping others, the Emergency Medical Responder returned to NAIT and enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician program. Darren is now an EMT with Alberta Health Services and a NAIT instructor in the EMT program.

Name Delivery Open Studies Outcome
Animal Health Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Biomedical Engineering Technology
Day N/A Diploma
CPR Training
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Dental Assisting Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Dental Technology
Day N/A Diploma
Denturist Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Day Yes Diploma
Disaster and Emergency Management
Online Yes Diploma
Emergency Medical Responder
Evening/Weekends N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Emergency Medical Technician
Evening/Weekends N/A Certificate - Credit
Emergency Medical Technology - Paramedic
Day Yes Diploma
First Aid Training
Evening/Weekends N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Health & Safety General Courses
Online Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Health and Life Sciences Fundamentals Certificate
N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Health and Safety
N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Introduction to Health Care
N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
ITLS Training
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined
Day Yes Diploma
Magnetic Resonance
Day Yes Diploma
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2nd Discipline
Day Online Evening/Weekends Yes Certificate - Credit
Medical First Responder
N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Medical Laboratory Assisting
Day Yes Certificate - Credit
Medical Laboratory Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Medical Radiologic Technology
Day Yes Diploma
Medical Radiological Technology Bridging
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Medical Radiological Technology Review
Online N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Medical Transcription
Day Yes Certificate - Credit
Occupational Health and Safety
Day N/A Diploma
Optical Sciences - Contact Lenses
Online N/A Certificate - Credit
Optical Sciences - Eyeglasses
Online N/A Diploma
Optical Sciences - Ophthalmic Assistant
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Optical Sciences - Ophthalmic Review Courses
Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Optical Sciences - Refraction
N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Personal Fitness Trainer
Day Online Yes Diploma
Professional Development for Dental Health Science Professionals
Distance Online N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Professional Development for Healthcare Practitioners
N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Professional Development for Healthcare Practitioners Workshops
N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Professional Development for Medical Radiological Technologists
N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Respiratory Therapy
Day Yes Diploma
SafeStart
N/A Continuing Education - Non-Credit
Tattoo & Piercing Safety Certificate
N/A Certificate - Non-Credit
Veterinary Medical Assistant
Day Yes Certificate - Credit
Abnormal Hematology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Adaptive Radiography and Imaging of the Chest and Abdomen | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Administrative Dental Procedures | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Adult Pathophysiology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Adult Ventilation Strategies | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Ambulance Practicum | NAIT
N/A Credit
Advanced Cardiac Care | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Experienced Provider | NAIT
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Instructor | NAIT
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider - Renewal | NAIT
N/A Continuing Education
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider | NAIT
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education
Advanced Complete Denture Fabrication | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Lab Skills | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Medical Care | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Movement Considerations | NAIT
Day Online N/A Credit
Advanced Organizational Behaviour for Digital Media and IT | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Orthodontics Fabrication | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Pediatric Care | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Removable Partial Denture Fabrication | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Advanced Trauma Management | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Aerobic Training and Assessment | NAIT
Day Online N/A Credit
Airway Management Fundamentals | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Analysis and Interpretation of Lenses and Prescriptions | NAIT
Online N/A Credit
Analysis and Interpretation of Multifocal Lenses and Prescriptions | NAIT
Online N/A Credit
Analysis: Fundamental Methods | NAIT
Day Evening/Weekends Yes Credit
Analytical Principles | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Analytical Principles and Quality Management | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Anatomic Pathophysiology: Function and Continuity | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Anatomic Pathophysiology: Support and Movement | NAIT
Day Yes Credit
Anatomy & Physiology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Anatomy and Physiology | NAIT
Online Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education
Anatomy and Physiology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Anatomy and Physiology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Anatomy and Physiology | NAIT
N/A Credit
Anatomy and Physiology Foundations | NAIT
Day Yes Credit
Anatomy, Physiology and Ocular Pathology | NAIT
Distance N/A Continuing Education
Anesthesia | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Anesthesiology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Animal Handling and Behaviour | NAIT
Day Yes Credit
Animal Nutrition | NAIT
Day Yes Credit
Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) Testing | NAIT
Evening/Weekends N/A Continuing Education
Applied Airway Management | NAIT
Day Yes Credit
Applied Complete Denture Fabrication | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Dental Anatomy and Radiology | NAIT
Day Yes Credit
Applied Dental Radiography | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Diagnostic Imaging | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Exercise Professional Strategies | NAIT
Day Online N/A Credit
Applied Fixed Prosthodontics | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Mechanical Ventilation | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Microbiology | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Movement Mechanics | NAIT
Day Online Yes Credit
Applied Nutrition Strategies | NAIT
Day Online Yes Credit
Applied Physiology of Exercise | NAIT
Day Online Yes Credit
Applied Removable Partial Denture Design | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Applied Research Methods | NAIT
Online Evening/Weekends N/A Credit
Applied Veterinary Procedures | NAIT
Day N/A Credit
Assessment & History Taking | NAIT
Day N/A Credit