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NWP is actively listening to community and industry needs, and responding with programs that work.

Earn a diploma after studying various university-level biology, chemistry, statistics and ecology coursework and build up the prerequisites for a professional program or work toward a science degree.
Focus on English, psychology, communications and more with a diploma that leads to an impactful career or ladders into a specialist degree.
Generate a career that powers up your future. Gain the skills needed to supervise, operate and maintain industrial equipment that produces power in a safe and efficient environment.
NWP and the University of Alberta are teaming up to provide aspiring physicians with undergraduate medical education opportunities focused on rural communities.
Cultivate a career in modern agriculture and farm operations with skills and knowledge to operate and maintain farm equipment, transport grains and livestock and utilize technology for production.
Make a ripple in your career with our new certificate. Get the skills to monitor and operate essential water control systems and equipment, or upgrade your existing certifications.

Future Students

Fuel your curiosity for creativity, information processing, robotics and the scientific method. From passionate musicians and artists to researchers and technophiles, our faculty will provide you with the expertise to invent an exciting career.
Whether you’re building a business career, refining your skills, or forging toward teaching and academia, you will benefit from connections to professionals and instructors with real-world experience. Accelerate your success in the learning space, board room or marketplace, starting at NWP.
Channel your energy toward a satisfying career in healthcare, wellness and fitness. With the benefit of expert instruction and an unmatched learning environment, you will become an impactful difference-maker.
Light your spark and construct a future as an apprentice or certified tradesperson. Our hands-on approach to learning, delivered by industry-trained professionals, develop leaders with the skill and will to achieve.

Featured Programs

There are a multitude of rewarding pathways that start at NWP. With practical connections at every step, we are confident that you will find a program that works for you.

University Transfer, Engineering
Be the architect of your future. Study engineering disciplines, mechanics, wave motion, algebra, friction and ethics as you become a problem solver for life.
Office Professional Certificate
Set yourself apart with organization and efficiency. From bookkeeping to the latest office technology, learn how to excel in a dynamic office environment.
Animal Health Technology Diploma
Harness your energy for a career in animal health. Train on our working farm and learn to treat and diagnose livestock and domestic animals.
Office Management Diploma
Excel as an administrator with essential computer and communication skills. Master critical thinking and problem-solving to elevate your office environment expertise.
Skilled Trades and Apprenticeships
Crank up your career in one of our distinctive skilled trades pathways and benefit from hands-on learning delivered by industry-trained professionals.
NWP Degrees
Complete all four years of study without leaving the region. Pursue your passion while surrounded by northwestern Alberta’s beauty, energy and infinite potential.

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Our Values, Purpose & Vision

At Northwestern Polytechnic, our core values, purpose and vision are underpinned by the understanding that we are redefining the entrepreneurial spirit. We are instilling a mindset that extends beyond our classrooms and campuses, and even beyond the status quo.

We want everyone to have the confidence to turn risk into opportunity.

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Land Acknowledgment

Northwestern Polytechnic acknowledges that our campuses are located on Treaty 8 territory, the ancestral and present-day home to many diverse First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. We are grateful to work, live and learn on the traditional territory of Duncan's First Nation, Horse Lake First Nation and Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, who are the original caretakers of this land.

We acknowledge the history of this land and we are thankful for the opportunity to walk together in friendship, where we will encourage and promote positive change for present and future generations.