School of Allied Health 

Bachelor of Music Therapy Degree 
4.5 years (124 credits) full-time 

Starts in September

DESCRIPTION

Leads to music therapy practice in hospitals,

clinics, schools, community centres, group

homes and private practice.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

45 credits of specific university level study in

music theory, ear training, sight singing, English,

music history, psychology, math/science, human-

ities/social sciences/music; portfolio; audition.

Health Care Assistant Certificate 
8 months (30 credits) full-time 

Offered 2-3 times each year 

North Vancouver and Sunshine Coast campuses

DESCRIPTION

Graduates are qualified to work in any level of

continuing care including home support, adult

daycare, assisted living and complex care

(including special care units). Additional

opportunities in acute care.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent or be at

least 18 years of age with a minimum of Grade

10 English. English Language Competency

requirements as specified by th B.C. Care Aide

and Community Health Worker Registry.

Covering letter; resumé; three written reference

letters; criminal record check; interview may be

required. Once accepted, students must

submit additional documentation required by

relevant health authorities. Details on website.

Rehabilitation Assistant Diploma 
18 months (63 credits) full-time 

Starts in September

DESCRIPTION

Graduates assist occupational therapists,

physiotherapists, speech-language patholo-

gists and audiologists in hospitals, clinics and

extended care facilities.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

High school graduation or equivalent.* English 12

or English 12 First Peoples and at least one

science (Biology 12, Physics 12 or Chemistry 12);

basic computer skills; information session;

interview; resumé; letter of interest; three

letters of reference; current criminal record

check; minimum 50 hours of volunteer or paid

work experience in an appropriate setting;

good physical health and letter from physician,

Standard First Aid & CPR level “C” certificates

and TB test. Additional documentation may be

required for a practicum.

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