Let us help you define your edge. Your future in the Arts, Education, Fitness, Human Services, and Healthcare starts at Northwestern Polytechnic.
Whether you have a passion for teaching, fitness and early childhood development, or want to be a health care professional, the School of Health and Education can help transform your career dreams into reality.
With University Transfer programs to Alberta institutions and access to dedicated instructors, our institution is the perfect starting place to build your academic career.
Engage in thought-provoking discussion about the past, present and future. Challenge your perspectives and interpret complex questions in preparation for a career in the humanities or social sciences. With several majors to choose from, your future as a psychologist, lawyer or historian awaits.
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 program administration, personal health and fitness, marketing, and adapted physical activity.
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.
Translate your love of the French language into a career. Unlock new opportunities as a language interpreter, teacher or tutor by learning to function in daily and professional activities by developing oral and written skills, grammar and vocabulary.
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.
Fulfill your pursuit of social justice and promote well-being in communities, families or individuals. Using empathy, patience and integrity, you will learn how to help clients feel self-empowered to overcome behavioural, social, emotional and financial difficulties.
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