First Nations’ Transition Program (FNTP)

What is the First Nations’ Transition Program?

The First Nations’ Transition Program (FNTP) is uniquely designed to help First Nations, Inuit and Métis students who are returning to university after an absence or who may not be able to meet all of the requirements for general admission to the U of L make a smooth transition to university life. Successful completion of FNTP will allow you to enter into most U of L programs.

This is an eight-month (two-semester) program which runs September to April that will transition you into most programs at the University of Lethbridge.

Course offerings vary year to year and include:

  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental science
  • Health Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Library science
  • Mathematics
  • Native American Studies
  • Writing

“The U of L is very welcoming and the First Nations' Transition Program is incredibly supportive. When I graduate, I want to combine my art and passion for culture in a career working with FNMI youth.”

Maria Livingston, Native American Studies major

Learn more, visit the FNTP website today.