Welcome to the NWP School of Health
Channel your energy into a satisfying career as a health care worker, teacher or fitness instructor with Northwestern Polytechnic. The School of Health encompasses the Departments of Nursing Education and Health Studies, Practical Nurse and Health Care Aide, and Kinesiology and Health Sciences.
Our healthcare graduates are professionals who attended programs focused on keeping talent in the north. Northern clinics, nursing homes and hospitals provide compassionate care from nurses and health care aides who are NWP trained in one of the most advanced simulation labs in the country.
With health and fitness playing a vital role in overall wellbeing, the demand for movement specialists and fitness-related professionals is increasing. NWP Kinesiology and Health Sciences graduates are leading fitness programs, sharing strength training advice, and providing therapy or treatment to patients with injuries across the region.
Whether you have a passion for fitness and health promotion or want to be an essential health care provider, we have certificate, diploma and degree programming to suit your needs.
It’s time to channel your energy towards an impactful career.
Programs We Offer
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 daily living support to patients, clients and residents.
Activate an occupation recreation programming or coaching. Learn to assess fitness levels by understanding the fundamental movement concepts that underpin all physical activity.
Activate a career in physical therapy, recreation or coaching. With anatomy and exercise physiology courses, you'll learn the fundamental movement concepts that underpin all physical activity.
Exercise your curiosity about human performance, health promotion and chronic disease prevention by focusing on the high-level science behind human movement.
Pursue a rewarding career in nursing. Learn how to coordinate care, operate medical equipment, administer medicine, check vital signs and assess patient healthcare needs.
Strengthen your career options. Study how to measure body composition, and correct exercise techniques to prevent injury. Learn to develop exercise plans and provide healthy living guidance.
Get a careful career at NWP. Develop critical thinking skills as you evaluate patient progress, interact with other professionals and deliver nursing care to clients and their families in various settings.
Lean into a career in recreation. Master sports management, event coordination or leisure programming with skills in health and fitness, marketing, and administration.
For more information about the School of Health, and the programs we offer, please contact: