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Health Training Program Expansions

Saskatchewan is adding approximately 550 new post-secondary training seats across 18 health care training programs. All programs being expanded are listed below.

Training Expansion Fact Sheet

Saskatchewan Training Programs

Post-secondary education programs are being expanded across the province so students can study and work closer to home.

All programs receiving additional seats are listed in the table below. Click on the institution name beside each program for more details, including eligibility requirements, program length and the application process.

See details on other health care educational opportunities available.

Find opportunities available at Saskatchewan Indigenous Post-Secondary institutions.

International Student Information

 

Occupations Institution(s) and Program
Clinical Psychologist

University of Regina

University of Saskatchewan

Continuing Care Assistant/Health Care Aide Saskatchewan Polytechnic: Prince Albert, Regina, Saskatoon

 

Regional Colleges

Indigenous Institutions

Licensed Practical Nurse/Indigenous Practical Nurse Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Regional Colleges

Indigenous Institutions

Medical Laboratory Assistant Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Medical Laboratory Technologist Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Medical Radiologic Technologist Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Mental Health and Addictions Counsellor Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Pharmacy Technician Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Physical Therapist University of Saskatchewan
Primary Care Paramedic Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Regional Colleges

All Saskatchewan Post-Secondary Institutions

Interprovincial Training Programs

Some specialized training is not available in Saskatchewan. That's why Saskatchewan has agreements with other provinces to reserve seats for qualified Saskatchewan students in high-demand health science training programs.

Interprovincial training programs (IPAs) provide training for priority health sciences occupations needed to meet critical health care needs in Saskatchewan and for which employment vacancies exist across the province. Students in these programs may be eligible for student aid and will complete the clinical portions of their programs at home in Saskatchewan.

More seats are being added for Saskatchewan students to study at institutions outside the province in specialized programs not available in Saskatchewan. For the first time, seats will also be reserved for Saskatchewan students in Speech Language Pathology and Environmental Public Health.

Expanded and new programs are listed in the table below.

See all IPA programs

Occupations Institution(s)
NEW: Cardiology Technologist British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
NEW: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Cardiac Option) Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
NEW: Environmental Public Health (Inspectors) To be announced.
Medical Radiation Technologist Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Speech Language Pathologist University of Alberta
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologist Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
Respiratory Therapist Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
Electro-Neurophysiologist British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Cardiovascular Perfusionist British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Occupational Therapist University of Alberta

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