Our programs

There is an ongoing need for healthcare professionals and SAIT is answering the call with hands-on training aimed to fill some of those gaps. 

Good health is at the heart of everything, and ensuring people are healthy in crucial - but healthcare goes beyond doctors and nurses. It's a major sector that requires those on the front lines and behind the scenes to work well together to keep people well. 

If you have a desire to help others, whether directly or in crucial support roles, SAIT can prepare you for a competitive career.

We reserve seats in select programs for students located in rural Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Learn more about our rural and interprovincial offerings

Program requirements

Our highly competitive programs required testing and screening before and after you've been accepted into a program. 

Entrance testing and requirements Practicum requirements and pre-orientation Health services medical history consent

Upcoming events and information sessions

We're making a different in the lives of others 


2021 Distinguished Alumni - Mike Lamacchia

Meet Mike Lamacchia, a graduate of SAIT's now Primary Care Paramedic program and a distinguished alumni for 2021, who made a life-changing call while working in the field. 

Read more about Mike's story

Life Saver Award

Do you know someone - an alumni, staff, faculty or student - who has provided life-saving assistance in an emergency situation anywhere in the world?

Nominate them for the School of Health and Public Safety's Life Saver Award. Nominations can be submitted year-round and recipients are selected and notified by the Dean, School of Health and Public Safety.

Enhanced learning opportunities

Our programs take hands-on learning to a new level by introducing students to work-integrated learning opportunities, both in real clinical and medical spaces but also virtually through the Virtu-Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program

SAIT's strong and productive connections help set us apart.

Clinical partners and preceptors

I think, as a preceptor, I am passing on something of value to my students. I am passing on knowledge that not all people have. Some days I take my knowledge for granted and teaching new professionals reminds me of the value of the things I have learned from my years of experience. Being a preceptor reminds me to look at things from a different perspective and with fresh eyes.

Current preceptor

Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

The School of Health and Public Safety strives to build an environment that embraces and honors the diversity in our community, where everyone truly belongs. We are committed to placing human rights, reconciliation, and dignity at the center of all that we do. Diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences enrich the community of students, healthcare partners, faculty, and staff.

HPS encourages staff, students, alumni, and partners to show up as their authentic selves and to make it easy for others to do the same. We will continually work to remove barriers and create a safe environment where people can experience personal and professional growth. We recognize an inclusive environment requires ongoing attention, reflection, and contribution from everyone. Please join us in our focus, call us on our faults, and celebrate with us our collective efforts.

Contact us

School of Health and Public Safety

R213, Senator Burns Building, SAIT Main Campus

403.284.8500 hps.info@sait.ca

Monday - Friday | 9 am - 4pm

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