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Schools & Programs

Education essential to your career

With the many directions you can take in life, one thing is certain: choosing NAIT for your post-secondary education is a wise move. Relevant knowledge, real skills and a rewarding career are within your reach. Explore our many essential program offerings. Our hands-on, technology-based teaching and learning will open doors for you. 

As a leading polytechnic, NAIT delivers on its promises to students, industry and the province every day. Through highly-qualified faculty and staff, you can feel confident that you'll graduate ready to hit the ground running in a meaningful career.  

Meet our schools

NAIT's credit programs are organized by 4 schools that focus on specific industry sectors within Alberta's economy. Each school is uniquely equipped with facilities, equipment, and curriculum designed to benefit the needs of their students.

JR Shaw School of Business

The JR Shaw School of Business harnesses the power of a polytechnic providing relevant, multi-disciplinary business education integrated with industry partnerships and applied learning.

School of Applied Sciences and Technology

NAIT’s School of Applied Sciences and Technology offers degrees, 2-year diplomas and 1-year certificate programs to prepare learners for a wide range of in-demand careers in science and technology.

School of Health and Life Sciences

We have a rich tradition of educating allied health care professionals. Our graduates play a vital role in communities across Alberta and beyond

School of Skilled Trades

The School of Skilled Trades offers training in over 40 program areas leading to journeyperson certification, pre-employment certificates and diploma credentials.

Explore your options

There are many different ways to experience a NAIT education, from full-time diploma programs and apprenticeships to part-time degrees. Let us help you choose what's right for you.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Take your first step to academic success with NAIT's ESL classes. NAIT will grant conditional admission into select programs for students who begin their studies through NAIT ESL classes.

Where do you want to go?

Do you want to...


Run your own business?


Help others live a  healthy  lifestyle?


Become an expert tradesperson?


Build, design or  develop a  better  future?


Find the next step ?


Obtain the Canadian equivalent of a  credential you earned abroad?


Find another way to get into a  NAIT  program?


Pursue a career or life change?

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Start your journey

With over 200 degree, diploma and certificate programs, NAIT can help you develop the skills and knowledge you'll need to jump into your career.

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