Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology
Established: 1965 (Originally known as the Ontario Vocational Centre. In 1967, the Centre became the Sault Campus of the Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology, and in 1973, the Campus became the independent Sault College of Applied Arts & Technology).
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The Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology offers over 50 programs leading to an associate or bachelor degree, certificate, or diploma in the areas of Aviation, Business, Computer Studies, Creative Arts, Criminal Justice, Engineering Technology, General Education, Health Science, Hospitality, Human Services, Native Education, Natural Resources, and Teacher Education. The College also provides adult basic education and post-secondary preparation programs, part-time continuing education and contract training opportunities, and over 14 apprenticeship and 11 co-operative learning options. Through a partnership with Laurentian University, the College offers a 4-year Bachelor of Nursing degree; students in the Nursing program will take all 4 years of study at the College but receive their degree from the University.
Graduates of the Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology tend to have a high degree of success in finding employment with upwards of 88 percent fining employment within 6 months of graduation. The College is undergoing an expansion phase as a result of $3.5 million of funding from the provincial government. The College is planning new specialized facilities for many of its programs as well as new state-of-the-art general-purpose classrooms and laboratories.