Welcome to the School of Health & Life Sciences
Conestoga’s School of Health & Life Sciences offers a range of credentials to assist you in your goal of becoming a health-care professional. From pre-health programs, through to certificates, diplomas, graduate certificates and degrees, the School of Health & Life Sciences delivers the most up-to-date training provided by expert faculty and staff in state-of-the-art facilities. With a broad range of programs and delivery options to choose from, you can find a program that suits your needs and sets you on the path to a successful career.
Work-integrated learning is at the core of many of our programs. Whether through a field placement, clinical practicum, or co-operative education experience, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with an industry partner that will put your training into practice.
The School of Health & Life Sciences has many partnerships in industry as well as the local community and beyond. As an example, we have a well-established collaborative partnership with Schlegel Villages, a leader in retirement living and long-term care. Our partnership has resulted in jointly developed programs, and Living Classrooms that provide training on-site for personal support workers and practical nursing at The Village at University Gates in Waterloo and The Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph. The Living Classroom model is highly acclaimed and renowned across the province for its interprofessional approach to preparing students for successful careers working with older adults.
What you learn here, counts out there – the School of Health & Life Sciences is your bridge to practice.
James Humphreys, PhD