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Professional Programs for International Students
One Year | In-Canada Classroom | PGWP Eligible | Optional Second Program


Are you interested in acquiring Project Management skills and getting work-ready while studying in Calgary, Alberta, Canada? Prepare yourself for a promising career helping organizations be more productive with our Professional Certificate – Project Management program—one of our new, in-person, classroom-based Non-Credit Professional Certificate Programs for International Students.

Reflecting the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition, in our program you’ll gain a practical toolkit of skills from our industry-certified instructors in project management, business & leadership skills, and explore Agile best practices and frameworks for digital innovation. You’ll build the know-how to manage diverse projects from planning to completion using real-world case studies, practical exercises, and engaging collaboration. You’ll acquire practical knowledge to handle changing project requirements and navigate the complexities of project management in different organizational environments.. 


This program is suitable for new and aspiring project managers interested in developing best-practice project management, organizational & leadership skills for immediate application on-the-job, and to support professional certification goals. No prior formal training in project management or business is required.

This program will prepare you for career opportunities in these occupations: Project Manager or Project Coordinator, Project Assistant. Project management and related jobs are found in various industries including Construction, Engineering, Information Technology, Finance & Insurance, Healthcare, Marketing, Manufacturing, Law, Consulting, Energy & Utility Services.

Use the tool below to learn more about current employment opportunities, trends and average salaries for these and related occupations by Canadian city or area.


Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll receive:

  • SAIT Professional Certificate – Project Management credential
  • SAIT micro-credential (SAITMicro) digital badge for each eligible course in the program

Some courses in this program can be used toward education requirements to write the following PMI certification exams:

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam
  • Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master(DASM) Exam

Some courses included in the program may be eligible for training credits or professional development units toward industry certifications. Additional education, exams or work experience requirements may apply.

"PMBOK", “CAPM”, "PMP", “Disciplined Agile” are registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The Professional Certificate – Project Management program is only available for International Students and can be taken as one program [for a one-year study period & one-year Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)] or ideally, with another of our one-year International Professional Certificates programs, for a total study period of two years. Completing two, one-year programs consecutively will qualify you for a three-year Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP). 

This one-year program is delivered over two consecutive terms. We offer three intakes (Fall, Winter, and Spring starts) of this program every year. Check this page regularly for new scheduled dates.

Applications for this program are submitted via designated agent only, with the exception of individuals who are already in Canada and have a study visa. If you are an international student who is already in Canada, you can apply to this program by emailing coned.international@sait.ca.

Fall 2023 - Program Full

Term 1: September 5 to December 19, 2023
Term 2: January 8 to April 22, 2024


Winter 2024 - Program Full

Term 1: January 8 to April 22, 2024              
Term 2: May 6 to August 16, 2024


Spring 2024 - Program Full

Term 1: May 6 to August 16, 2024
Term 2: September 2 to December 17, 2024

Note: End dates may vary.
Charge Cost (Canadian Dollars) Due Date
Tuition deposit $1,750.00 15 business days after receiving an offer letter, applied towards Term 1 Tuition
Term 1 Tuition $7,250.00 Paid in full one month before Term 1 start date*
Term 2 Tuition $9,000.00 Paid in full three weeks before Term 2 start date
Application fee $150.00 Paid when submitting an application
Campus Recreation fee $206.00 Mandatory fee amounts are per year and due with Term 1 tuition
Dental Plan fee $158.00
Health Plan fee $172.00
Student Technology fee $211.00
UPass $325.00
Total for Program $19,222.00  

  • Not included in the above fees: personal laptop, books & supplies, accommodations, and any professional association membership or certification exams (if applicable).
  • The services for which we charge mandatory fees are integral to providing students with an excellent learning experience on SAIT campus. Learn more about fees including Mandatory Fees and Non-refundable Fees.

    *For students taking two Professional Certificate programs, the tuition deadline for the first term of your second program will be three weeks before the Term 1 start date. As students in their second program do not pay a tuition deposit, Term 1 tuition for these students is $9,000.

Learn more about admission requirements for this program as well as general policies & procedures (regulations) for SAIT Non-Credit Professional Certificate Programs for International Students.



SAIT reserves the right to limit registration, cancel, postpone or combine courses, alter course content, dates or times, and substitute instructors.

If you have any questions about the above information, contact our Continuing Education International Advising team at coned.international@sait.ca.

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