In Niagara College's School of Allied Health you can...

  • pursue a career as a first responder;
  • explore your interest in oral health care;
  • gain employment in the pharmaceutical industry; or
  • assist individuals in recovering from illness and injury.

Programs are taught by supportive faculty, who are experts in their field and bring a current, real-world perspective to NC’s classrooms and labs. A hands-on learning environment includes a new, state-of-the-art, fully operational dental clinic and community and hospital lab facilities (e.g. simulated community pharmacy and a sterile product room).

A wide variety of field and clinical placements provide opportunities for students to gain critical industry experience with NC focused on delivering a unique interprofessional education that integrates several health-care professionals into a single team to provide the best possible patient care.

Programs

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Advanced Care Paramedic

Paramedics escort patient on stretcher from air ambulance
Graduate Certificate 1 Year
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Community Pharmacy Assistant

Student pharmacy assistant records notes
Certificate 1 Year
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Dental Assisting (Levels I & II)

Student assists in dental cleaning
Certificate 1 Year
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Dental Hygiene

Student hygienist inspects teeth
Advanced Diploma 6 Terms
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Dental Office Administration

Student at front desk greets a client
Certificate 1 Year
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Massage Therapy

Massage therapist massaging someone's back
Advanced Diploma 24 Months (6 Consecutive Terms)
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Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant

Student applies gel to patient foot
Diploma 2 Years
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Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy technician prepares medication
Diploma 2 Years
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