As an international student, you can apply to a variety of our baccalaureate and applied degrees, diploma and certificate programs.

Our programs are designed to give you the skills and confidence you need to be successful in your career.

Through our state-of-the-art labs, living classrooms, capstone projects and internships, SAIT provides you with a skills-based education and ample exposure to the industries you are training to enter.

Please note: Due to the popularity of our health programs and SAIT's mandate to first provide access to domestic students, some of our programs are not accepting applications from international students at this time.


Programs Eligible for Post-Graduation-Work Permit



Baccalaureate Degrees
Bachelor of Business Administration4 Years 4 months Fall Business
Bachelor of Science Construction Project Management4 Years 15 weeks Fall, Winter, SpringConstruction
Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management2 YearsNo PracticumFall 

Applied Degrees
Program Time
Bachelor of Applied Business Administration2 Years 8 months Fall, Winter, SpringBusiness
Bachelor of Applied Technology Geographic Info. Systems
2 Years 800 Hours/ 8 MonthsFall, Winter, SpringConstruction
Bachelor of Applied Technology Petroleum Engineering 2 Years750 Hours / 8 monthsFall and WinterEnergy

Diploma Programs
Program TimePracticum*Intake(s)School
Administrative Information Management2 Years4 WeeksFall and WinterBusiness
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall and WinterTransportation
Architectural Technologies2 YearsNo PracticumFall and WinterConstruction
Automotive Service Technology2 Years No PracticumFall, Winter and Spring Transportation
Avionics Technology 2 Years No PracticumFall and Winter Transportation
Baking and Pastry Arts 2 Years 320 HoursFall and Winter Hospitality
Business Administration2 Years No PracticumFall, Winter and SpringBusiness
Business Administration - Automotive Management2 Years 4 Months Fall Transportation
Chemical Engineering Technology 2 Years No PracticumFall Energy
Chemical Laboratory Technology 2 Years Optional 1 Year - Intl Student. Not eligibleFallEnergy
Civil Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall, Winter, SpringConstruction
Culinary Arts2 Years400 HoursFall and Winter Hospitality
Electrical Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumSummer Energy
Electronics Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall ICT
Engineering Design and Drafting Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall, Winter and SpringConstruction
Energy Asset Management2 Years No PracticumFall Energy
Environmental Technology2 Years1 WeekFallEnergy
Film and Video Production2 Years45 Hours Fall and SpringICT
Geomatics Engineering Technology2 Years1 WeekFall Construction
Graphic Communications and Print Technology2 Years1 WeekFall ICT
Health Information Management2 Years10 Weeks (Total over entire program)Fall Health and Safety
Hospitality and Tourism Management2 Years420 Hours / 4 monthsFall, Winter and SpringHospitality
Information System Security2 YearsNo PracticumFall, Winter and SpringICT
Information Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall, Winter and Spring ICT
Integrated Water Management2 YearsNo PracticumFall Energy
Instrumentation Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFallEnergy
Journalism 2 Years4 WeeksFall, Winter and SpringICT
Legal Assistant2 Years4 WeeksFall, Winter and SpringBusiness
Library Information Technology2 Years6 Weeks Fall and SpringICT
Mechanical Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall, Winter and Spring M&A
New Media Production and Design2 Years 4 Weeks Fall and SpringICT
Optician2 Years16 WeeksFall and WinterHealth and Safety
Petroleum Engineering Technology 2 YearsNo PracticumFall and Winter Energy
Power Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall and Winter Energy
Radio Television and Broadcast News2 YearsPracticum 4 Weeks. Television Major offeredFall ICT
Welding Engineering Technology2 YearsNo PracticumFall, Winter, SpringM&A


Certificate Programs
Aircraft Structures Technician1 YearNo PracticumFall and SpringTransportation
Butchery and Charcuterie Management1 YearsNo PracticumFall and Winter Hospitality
Database Administrator40 weeks8 WeeksFallICT
Dental Assisting1 Year4 WeeksFall and SpringHealth and Safety
Diesel Equipment Technician1 YearNo PracticumFall and WinterTransportation
Machinist Technician1 YearNo PracticumFallM&A
Network Systems Specialist32 Weeks8 WeeksFall and SpringICT
Nutrition for Healthy Lifestyles8 MonthsNo PracticumFall Health and Safety
Object Orientated Software Development32 Weeks8 Weeks Fall and SpringICT
Office Professional1 YearNo PracticumFall Business
Ophthalmic and Optometric Assisting1 Year4 WeeksFall and Spring Health and Safety
Power and Process Operations8 monthsNo PracticumWinterEnergy
Technology Infrastructure Analyst40 Weeks8 WeeksFall ICT
Water and Wastewater Treatment Operations
1 Year4 MonthsFall Energy
Welding Technician1 YearNo PracticumFall, Winter and SpringM&A



Other Programs
Academic Upgrading4 Months MinimumNo PracticumSept, Jan, May, Jul
English Language Foundations8 Weeks Per LevelNo PracticumJan, Mar, May, Jul, Sept, Oct
Open StudiesMaximum 30 CreditsNo PracticumSept,Jan, May, Jul

* Practicum Details Subject to Change.