Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers career-focused, applied education and research opportunities. More than 150 degree, diploma and certificate programs offered provide rewarding careers in business, information technology, health, mining, transportation and other sectors for graduates. Saskatchewan Polytechnic has a consistently high graduate employment rate and a global reputation for innovative, industry-focused programming.

Located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territories and the homeland of the Métis people, Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s campuses are located in the province's four largest cities – Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon. 

As the leading publicly funded post-secondary technical and skills training institute in Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Polytechnic works closely with local institutional partners and stakeholders to customize programs and address local, regional and national gaps in employment skills.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic has a consistently high graduate employment rate along with a reputation for innovative and industry-focused programming. 94% of Sask Polytech graduates are employed within six months to one year of graduation. 19% of Sask Polytech’s student population identify as Indigenous students.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s applied research partners have access to exceptional facilities and faculty expertise, funding for research and development, and a wide network of connections. By partnering in innovation and testing we enable companies to capture new opportunities, solve everyday problems and contribute to economic growth and job creation in Saskatchewan. 

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is recognized around the world for our international engagement and development projects.  We are proud to collaborate with international partners to develop leading-edge training curriculum. Our transferable model of applied education has been successfully adapted in many countries and to many situations (Ukraine, Vietnam, China, Colombia, Jordan, Malawi, Ghana, and others).

Facts and figures

Year Established 1959
Total Number of Staff 1697
Number of Academic Staff 992
Number of Students 16439
Focus Areas

• Saskatchewan Polytechnic is a member of Polytechnics Canada, an alliance of 13 research-intensive, industry-responsive post-secondary institutions.

• A broad range of programs offer the following credentials: Certificate of Achievement, Applied Certificate, Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Degree, Advanced Certificate, Post-Graduate Certificate.

• All programs are based on labour market needs; curriculum is developed through consultation with industry.

•  Applied research partnerships help employers access funding and find solutions to real-world problems.

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Fields of Study Offered Library, information, archive
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Finance, banking, insurance
Computer science
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Mechanics and metal work
Electricity and energy
Manufacturing and processing (broad programmes)
Mining and extraction
Nursing and caring
Medical diagnostic and treatment technology
Child care and youth services
Hotel, restaurant and catering
Travel, tourism and leisure
Natural environments and wildlife