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College Programs at MaKami College in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta

We offer six diploma and certificate programs across our three campuses in Alberta. Students learn the skills needed and get hands-on training to pursue careers in the fields of massage therapy, medical office assistant, health care aide, master instructor, business administration, personal training and security. View our programs offered below and read more about each on the program pages.

MaKami College Programs

Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy Program

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

MaKami College offers the highest level of Clinical Massage Therapy training in Alberta. After completing this program online or in-class, you’ll be able to choose your pathway and earn an income in various fields, such as sports massage therapy, injury rehabilitation, working at a luxury spa and alongside other healthcare professionals. Maybe even start your own business or massage therapy clinic! The options are endless in the massage therapy profession. 

View the program page to see if our massage therapy program is the right fit for you.

Licensed Massage Therapy Program
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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.

Medical Office Assistants are a crucial part of the healthcare system. Working in a variety of healthcare settings such as clinics, hospitals, dental offices and more, they have a unique combination of communication skills, organizational skills, technical skills, and an interest in the medical field. From greeting clients at the door to taking their vital signs, Medical Office Assistants help keep healthcare operations running!

Click below to learn more about MaKami’s medical office assistant program.

Medical Office Assistant Program

Personal Trainer Certificate Program

Are you passionate about health and wellness and want to help others reach their fitness goals? If so, MaKami’s Personal Trainer Certificate Program is the perfect choice for you. 

In this 10-month blended program, you will learn body sciences, program design, client relations and career preparation. This balanced curriculum will prepare you for a variety of career choices upon graduation, from working at a rec centre to taking on clients as you run your own business. 

Click below to learn more about our personal training program. 

Personal Trainer Program
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Early Childhood Education Programs

Make a difference in the lives of children, families and communities with MaKami College’s Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) certificate and diploma programs.

The 1-year ELCC certificate program provides a holistic, inclusive and interculturally responsive curriculum including 2 practicums, giving you a strong knowledge of the various components of the child care industry.

Designed for people with a passion for leading quality early learning and child care, the 1-year ELCC diploma program is an option for those who have graduated from MaKami’s Early Learning and Child Care Certificate program, or an equivalent from another approved institution in Alberta.

Learn more about MaKami College’s Early Childhood Education Programs.

Early Childhood Education Program

Business Administrative Assistant Certificate Program

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

This 10-month Business program is offered online and blended, allowing students the flexibility to learn at their own pace with the support of the MaKami community. Students will obtain industry-leading knowledge in a unique case study format that places them in a simulation as an Administrative Assistant within a mock company. 

Learn more about MaKami’s business administration program.

Business Administration Program
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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.

Health care aides are passionate about caring for others and are vital to the healthcare team. MaKami College graduates can work in hospitals, supportive care facilities, assisted living housing facilities, providing important assistance to a wide variety of patients including the elderly and individuals with disabilities who require support and care.

Learn what MaKami College’s health care aide certificate program has to offer.

Health Care Aide Program

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.

The 10-month MaKami College Master Instructor Certificate Program is offered online and on-campus. The program is broken down into three separate levels, combining both theory and practical training to provide students with a well-rounded, hands-on educational experience.

Click below to learn more about the master instructor program.

Master Instructor Program
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Alberta Basic Security Training Program

Earn the qualification to apply for an individual Security Service Worker Licence by completing the training requirements offered in MaKami’s 40-hour Alberta Basic Security Training (ABST) course online.

Our online delivery method combines the benefits of material prepared by experts in security and adult education, student-led learning and the flexibility of accessing materials from a tablet, desktop or mobile device in your own time.

Find out if you have what it takes to become a security guard with our security training program.

Security Program

Continuing Education & Workshops

MaKami College offers continuing education opportunities throughout the year, including English Language Arts (ELA) 202, and a number of workshops for students as well as the general public. 

Click below to learn more about our continuing education and workshop offerings.

Continuing education

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