International Students

International students thinking of studying in Canada should consider pursuing their education at MaKami College!

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Support for International Students

Applicants coming here to study from abroad must meet our college admission requirements:

  • Provide the required documents that may be specific to your program.
  • Provide international education documentations for review.
    • Transcripts submitted in a language other than English can be translated into English and authenticated by MaKami College Inc.
  • Be able to obtain and provide evidence of a study permit for the duration of the program prior to the program start date and arrival.
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language.
    • As English is the language of instruction in all programs at MaKami College, we require you to demonstrate communicative proficiency in the English language prior to admission acceptance. This will enable academic success for all international student applicants of MaKami College Inc.

Please note, admission requests will only be processed once all requested documentation including the International Student Package is signed, completed and returned to your desired campus location

Competence can be demonstrated by earning the stated grade on the following tests:




53 – 100


50 – 70


7 – 9

IELTS Academic

5 – 8




80 – 92

Can Test


CELPIP General Test

7 – 12

If you meet the admissions criteria, please contact us for your program-specific International Student Package. 

Please note, admission requests will only be processed once all requested documentation including the International Student Package is signed, completed and returned to your desired campus location

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Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Program

Earning your 3,000-hour Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy diploma creates opportunities and opens doors for your career. 

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MaKami College massage therapy student giving a massage in clinic
MaKami College business administrative assistant diploma program student in office setting

Business Administrative Assistant Diploma Program

Excel in any office environment in various industries, with the MaKami College Business Administrative Assistant Diploma Program.

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Master Instructor Diploma Program

Become a certified Master Instructor and take your career to the next level. This program helps professionals in their field make a strong transition into education for their industry, where they can educate the next generation of professionals.

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MaKami College health care aide students in clinical classroom

Health Care Aide Certificate Program

Start Working as a Health Care Aide in under a year! Right now there is a huge demand for health care aides in Alberta due to the growth in an aging population and an increased need for front line health care workers.

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Medical Office Assistant Program

Provide professional and valuable administrative skills to healthcare teams in a variety of medical office settings with this 10-month blended program.

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International Student Success Stories & Resources

Chalerm – Taking the Opportunity to Improve her Life 

Originally from Thailand, Chalerm heard about how MaKami College helped students with their English and decided to enroll in the school's massage therapy program.

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Why International Students Love Studying at MaKami College

International students are an important part of our MaKami College community. As a school started by immigrants themselves, MaKami has always put an emphasis on helping international students and newcomers to Canada

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Kilalanin si Nova – Tagapagpayo ng mga estudyante dito sa MaKami Calgary

Hi! Ako po si Nova Rafael, at ako ay isang tagapagpayo ng mga Mag-aaral (Student Advisor) dito sa MaKami College.

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Olivier Pere – Healing with Massage Therapy

With an interest in fitness, Olivier Pere never considered doing massage therapy before, but that all changed after his father’s car accident. Olivier tried helping his father through fitness, but quickly realized

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Ramandeep – Building a New Future with Massage Therapy

Originally from India, Ramandeep was running a salon from her home and decided she wanted to increase her business by attending MaKami College's massage therapy program.

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Simona – Finding Flexibility with Massage

What first drew Simona to MaKami College was the idea of the flexibility that came with a career as a Massage Therapist.

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Trina – Healing Through Massage

Trina led a very academic-focused life, getting graduate degrees and training in Geography and Environmental Engineering at the University of Philippines and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. But just as

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Anamaria – Inspired by Massage

When Anamaria Valejo first moved to Quebec from Columbia she had a rewarding career as a social worker. “But unfortunately it came with a lot of stress,” she says. “It was a

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Note: As emails and other internet risks can occur, please be aware that at no time will MaKami College request any payments for tuition or otherwise from international students until the first day of scheduled class. In addition, payments will never be requested via wire transfer (e.g. Paypal). Payments are made in-person on the first day of scheduled class only. Should you receive any email or other communications requesting funds prior to your start date or requesting funds online, please Contact Us immediately.