Few vocations offer the rich rewards a career in the health care industry does. And few areas can match the unique career paths that are available to Health & Education graduates.
The Health Care Assistant program can lead to careers such as:
Music Therapists work with all age groups, in a variety of educational and health settings. Most Music Therapists who work with children work in private practice; those that work with adolescents and adults tend to do so in mental health and hospital settings. Music Therapists who work with the elderly tend to work in long term care facilities, and those who work with the dying work in Palliative Care Units and Hospices.
Many of our alumni have gone on to graduate work (Masters and PhDs), which gives them access to research and teaching positions. Many of the recent graduates with Masters degrees have secured employment in administrative positions in health care.
Work is most frequently found in hospitals in gerontology, neurology and orthopaedics. Employment can also be found in clinics and extended care facilities. Graduates can work in any health authority across BC and Canada under the supervision of a PT, OT, SLP or Audiologist. Other possibilities include:
Graduates can work as Education Assistants and Educational Assistants in schools (public, private,independent from K – 12) anywhere in BC. Other environments could include pre-school settings and after-school settings.Other possibilities include:
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.