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Health Careers

Northern Lakes College has strategies in place to ensure students can safely complete any practical aspects of their programs.

New beginnings. Endless possibilities.

Northern Lakes College has some of the most successful Health Career programs in western Canada. Due to an aging population, it is projected that career growth in health services will far outpace any other sector of jobs in Alberta. Health programs at Northern Lakes College ladder into other programs, offering graduates future career opportunities. Programs offer practical, onsite training with experienced professionals. Graduates leave confident and ready to start their career.

Delivery Methods


Face-to-Face: Courses where the instructor and the students are interacting at the same time, at the same physical location. 

NLC LIVE Online™: Scheduled classes online, where students log in to a program (Blackboard Collaborate™) with instructors and peers on the same day, at the same time.

NLC Anytime, Anywhere: Courses where you do not have scheduled classes, but where you log in to a program online (Moodle) at any time and do your work. 

Blended: Courses where you have a combination of face-to-face and online (NLC Anytime, Anywhere and/or NLC LIVE Online).

Dual Credit: Students in high school can experience College programs while earning post-secondary credits.