Medicine Hat is home to a high proportion of people formally educated in the trades compared to any other comparative region, including the province of Alberta. Medicine Hat also has a high concentration of education in business, management, and public administration, architecture, engineering, and related technologies, and engineers well as health and related fields.
Specifically, Medicine Hat is home to the highest concentration of Engineers in Alberta behind Calgary.
Medicine Hat is home to Medicine Hat College, which serves over 8,000 learners each year. It offers 30 diploma programs, 25 university transfer programs and bachelor’s degree completion in Nursing and Education, thanks to collaborative agreements with the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University.