556.00 Hours Required
Professional Programs for International Students
One Year | In-Canada Classroom | PGWP Eligible


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) or ideally, with another of our one-year International Professional Certificates programs, for a total study period of two years. As SAIT is a public institution, students may be eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Permit upon completion of their program(s). 

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.

Winter 2025 applications will open on March 27th.

Fall 2024 - Program Full

Semester 1: September 3 to December 20, 2024
Semester 2: January 6 to April 30, 2024

Note: There may be a few spots available if you already have a Study Visa.


Winter 2025 - Program

Semester 1:      January 6 to April 25, 2025
Semester 2: May 5 to August 15, 2025

Note: We are only accepting new applications in this program if you already have a Study Visa.


Spring 2025 - Program: not currently available for registration

Semester 1: May 5 to August 15, 2024
Semester 2: September 2 to December 19, 2025

Note: We are only accepting new applications in this program if you already have a Study Visa.

Note: End dates may vary.

Fee Fee Description

Cost (Canadian Dollars)  

Program Fee

Application fee

Paid at time of application

Term 1 Fees

Tuition deposit

Due 15 business days after receiving an offer letter 


Term 1 Tuition

Due one month prior to start of Term 1*


Student fees

Due one month prior to start of Term 1*

Total for Term 1 $10,134.50
Term 2 Fees

Term 2 Tuition

Due three weeks prior to start of Term 2


Student fees

Due three weeks prior to start of Term 2

Total for Term 2 $10,134.50
Program Total $20,269.00


Mandatory Student Fees Include  
Transit pass fee $165.00
Student association fee $146.00
Student technology fee $105.50
Campus athletic and recreation fee $103.00
Health plan fee $86.00
Dental plan fee $79.00
Total per term $684.50

  • 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.
  • The above is an estimate as of February 2024. Mandatory fees are subject to change. Please refer to your Continuing Education Student account for the exact amount you are required to pay.

    *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 $9,450.

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.

Due to recent government restrictions on the number of international students allowed in Canada, we are only accepting individuals to apply into this program if you already have a Study Visa. Click here to apply into this program. Make sure you have read the Admission requirements prior to applying so that you have the necessary documents to upload.



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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