Welcome to the NWP School of Health & Education
Are you ready to DEFINE YOUR EDGE and turn risk into opportunity? The EDGE is a place reserved for those with confidence, where ideas become solutions, and the future distinguishes itself from the past.
The Northwestern Polytechnic School of Health and Education will give you distinctive opportunities to broaden your mindset and make impactful connections in the Arts, Education, Fitness, Education, and Healthcare.
Whether you have a passion for teaching and early childhood development or want to be a healthcare professional or fitness leader, our programming is designed specifically to spark and empower success. Through work-integrated learning, practicums and hands-on opportunities, you will set yourself apart and DEFINE YOUR EDGE at NWP.
Guide and nurture your way into the classroom as a support professional and help students reach their full potential. Learn how to provide essential support to students K-12 who require assistance with behavioural and developmental tasks.
Develop a plan for your future as a teacher. Inspire the next generation and equip them with the knowledge for success. With several combined degree options and the northern community-focused TEN program, your career in education begins at NWP.
Guide your career toward working with children. Be a role model and create a safe and comfortable environment for children to learn and play by understanding concepts including infant and toddler development and the central role of play in early learning.
Tend to your future as a caregiver in the community, hospital or a long-term care facility. Use your compassionate nature and learn how to provide person-centred care to clients who require physical and emotional support.
Activate an occupation in physical therapy, recreation programming or coaching. With biomechanics, anatomy and physiology classes, learn to assess fitness levels by understanding the fundamental movement concepts that underpin all physical activity.
Take care of your future in health care and prescribe to a profession in nursing. Learn the skills to coordinate patient care, operate medical equipment, administer medicine, check vital signs and assess the ongoing needs of individuals and their families.
Ensure continuity of care for your career in health care starting at NWP. Learn to develop critical thinking skills, evaluate patient progress, interact with other professionals and deliver nursing care to clients and their families in various settings.
Put some weight into a profession helping people achieve their fitness goals. Study how to measure body composition, and correct exercise techniques to prevent injury. Learn to develop exercise plans and provide clients with resources about healthy living.
Harness your passion for activity and explore a career in recreation and leisure. Travel into sports management, event coordination or recreation programming with skills from courses in administration, health and fitness, marketing, and adapted physical activity.
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