College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q) is now accepting applications for admission from new students for the Winter 2019 semester, which begins with the first day of classes on January 6, 2019
The College is accepting new students to its over 30 programs in the Schools of Business Studies, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences and Information Technology. The Technician Certificate Program, run in partnership with Qatar Petroleum, is also accepting applicants.
New students are encouraged to apply before the deadline of November 24, 2018. English and Mathematics Placement tests will be held before December 8 to validate academic standing and place students in appropriate course levels.
Programs in Business Studies include Marketing, Accounting and Human Resource Management, while Health Sciences features a number of specialized allied health careers including Advanced Care Paramedicine, Pharmacy Technician, Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Health.
In the Engineering Technology field, openings exist for hands-on training leading to an array of career options from Electrical Power System Technology to Process Automation Technology. In the School of Information Technology, programs of study include hardware or software development, systems administration and web development.
As Hamad Mohammed Lari, 2016 Chemical Engineering Technology graduate and Valedictorian, said, “I chose CNA-Q because I knew that my time would be well spent. I learned new things everyday from my instructors. CNA-Q has the best workshops and equipment to properly teach and develop students.”
“The winter 2019 promises to be another semester where the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar continues to flourish. In the Fall 2018 semester we saw unprecedented growth in the student body bring our enrolment to 2,500 full-time students,” said Ms. Samah Gamar, Vice President – Academic. “As a national college with local Qatari leadership, national values and pride, we are looking forward to the successes of the Winter Semester.”
Since its inception in 2002, CNA-Q has grown to offer 30 diploma and certificate programs, graduating of thousands students from full-time programs who have populated the workforce in Qatar or pursued further education. This year marks the 17th year that CNA-Q has been providing high-quality experiential technical education in Qatar to support the State’s strategic vision to educate, develop and retain young Qataris.