Healthcare Professions

Western’s Nursing Program is a nationally recognized, rigorous program that produces high-achieving graduate, registered nurses whose work is regularly recognized as being excellent in their career. 

The Health Sciences degree at Western provides foundational coursework for students for multiple health care professions. The coursework is designed to prepare the student for transfer to specialized programs such as radiology technician, dental hygiene, physical therapy assistant, veterinary technology, mortuary science and nursing. 

The unique and personalized learning environment for Exercise Science students at Western rivals that of a major university.  Students leave with an average of 320 practicum hours, experience in screening, fitness testing, group fitness teaching, training one on one, and leadership experience. 

 The Natural Sciences (Premed) degree is designed for students seeking transfer to a 4-year university and will equip students with a foundation to pursue employment in areas of health science including medical doctor, physical therapist, dentist and veterinarian. 

The Fitness Leadership certificate provides the necessary skills to become a certified fitness leader and to take national certification exams, such as those offered by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).