Here you will find Aboriginal-specific health programs at colleges in Canada. The programs are listed by province and territory. 

BRITISH COLUMBIA 

College of New Caledonia, BC

Aboriginal Early Childhood Education Certificate (AECE)
Full-Time or Part-time Certificate (38 weeks)

Camosun College, BC

Certificate in Indigenous Health Care Assistant
Full-Time Certificate (49 weeks)

Douglas College, BC

Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Studies Stream
Part-Time Certificate, Diploma for Early Childhood Education and Child and Youth Care Diploma

Langara College of Higher Learning, BC 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program
Full-Time 4 yrs BScN Baccalaureate Degree - Cultural Competence and Cultural Safety Framework in their curriculum for all nursing students.

Northern Lights College, BC

Aboriginal Early Care and Learning Certificate
Full-Time Certificate (38 weeks)

Aboriginal Early Care and Learning Diploma
Full-Time Diploma (38 weeks)

Northwest College, BC

Aboriginal Community Mental Health Worker
Full-Time Certificate (25 weeks)

First Nations Access to Practical Nursing
Full-Time Certificate (8 months)

First Nations Health Care Assistant
Full-Time Certificate (8 months)

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ALBERTA

Bow Valley College, AB

Aboriginal Practical Nurse Diploma
Full-Time Diploma (80 weeks)


Lethbridge College, AB

First Nations, Métis, Inuit (FNMI) Post-Secondary Transition
1 year transition program

NorQuest College, AB

Aboriginal University/College Preparation
16 weeks

Northern Lakes College, AB

Mental Health
Full-Time Diploma (60 weeks)

University Studies
30 weeks

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MANITOBA

Red River College, MB

ACCESS Nursing Program
Full-Time Diploma - 32 months

Biindigen College Studies
Certificate - 1 year

University College of the North, MB

kanaci otinawawasowin - Bachelor of Midwifery Program
Bachelor of Midwifery - 4 years

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NUNAVUT

Nunavut Arctic College, NU

Bachelor of Science in Arctic Nursing
BScN (Arctic Nursing) - 4 years

Maternity Care Certification Program
Program

Midwifery
Program

Practical Nursing Diploma Program/Introduction to Health Care Principles Certificate
Full-Time Diploma - 2 years and certificate - 1 year

Social Services Worker Program
Program

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QUEBEC

John Abbott College, QC

Pathways to a Career Program for Cree Students
2 semesters - transition program

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NOVA SCOTIA

Nova Scotia Community College, NS

Practical Nursing
Diploma 2 years - Cultural Competence and Cultural Safety Framework in their curriculum for all nursing students.

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NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

College of the North Atlantic, NL

Aboriginal Bridging Program
Certificate - 1 year

 

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