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

International applicants must meet MaKami College’s admission requirements listed below. 

To apply, you must: 

  • Be 17 years of age or older. 
  • Provide international educational documentation for review. Transcripts submitted in a language other than English can be translated in English and authenticated by MaKami College Inc. 
  • Obtain and provide evidence of a study permit for the duration of the program before you arrive and begin your program.
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language. 

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

As an international applicant, you will take a series of tests to demonstrate how well you communicate in English.

The grades listed below are the minimum required:

CAEL: 50
CLB: 7
IELTS Academic: 5
Cambridge: CAE-C, CAE-B, CPE-C
Can Test: 4.5
CELPIP General Test: 7

Learn more by visiting our International Students page.

Download International Student Packages

MaKami College’s general International Student Package outlines all the relevant information pertaining to international students, such as the application process, fees, services, policies and procedures and more.

Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Program

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

Download Massage Therapy package
MaKami College massage therapy student giving a massage in clinic

Personal Trainer Certificate Program

Become a certified personal fitness trainer with MaKami’s flexible 10-month program offered online and in-person.

Download Personal Trainer Package

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.

Download Student Package
MaKami College business administrative assistant student answering a phone at a desk in an office setting
MaKami College business administrative assistant diploma program student in office setting

Business Administrative Assistant Certificate Program

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

Download Business Administration Package

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.

Download Student Package
MaKami College health care aide students in clinical classroom
MaKami College master instructor students in classroom

Master Instructor Certificate 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.

Download Master Instructor Package

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.