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Faculty of Health Sciences & Wellness

We are committed to sharing our knowledge and experience with students to help them become skilled, adaptable, compassionate and career ready graduates. Our faculty experts reinforce excellence and a commitment to social justice and transformation as students train to work across a range of careers in the healthcare field. Teaching and learning is student-centred with emphasis on technological innovation, diversity and integrated community and clinical collaborations. State-of-the-art facilities enhance learning giving students a solid foundation for field placement experience. We have been preparing students for meaningful careers in health care since Humber opened its doors 50 years ago. Clinical simulations, cadaveric bioscience labs, experiential learning and comprehensive work placements allow you to participate in a breadth of experiences before you graduate, giving you the skills, knowledge and attitudes to support people in health, illness and all other life stages.

Our Programs are Designed for Success

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Work Placements

Through work placements, co-op opportunities, events, cultural activities and volunteer opportunities, you will make connections with students, alumni and professionals in the field.

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Student Support

Whether you need academic or personal help, we have services on campus to assist you – including connections with the Canadian Nurses Association and APA Assistance.

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Global Opportunities

No matter your career or academic goals, you can start or continue your learning journey at Humber.

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Transfer Options

No matter your career or academic goals, you can start or continue your learning journey at Humber.

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Expert Faculty

Expert Faculty In small classes, you will connect with expert faculty who have extensive industry experience. They know what employers are looking for and have connections and advice that can help even after you graduate.

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Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships Local employers and community agencies are involved in curriculum planning. Their input, based on their knowledge of trends and emerging issues, is vital to making our courses current and relevant to the practice settings.

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Connecting Children with Nature

Presented and supported by Early Childhood Education faculty this initiative focuses on what is new in the local, provincial, national and global scene relating to the activities, research and collaborations concerning children and the natural world.

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Commitment to Healthy Campus

Humber is integrating health and well-being into all aspects of campus life to create the conditions for your success.

Students Gain Experience in Innovative Learning Labs

Real-world learning is part of the classroom experience through on-campus facilities that focus on state-of-the-art technology.

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Bioscience Lab

Humber's Bioscience lab is equipped with anatomical models and other aids to enhance students understanding of anatomical relationships and physiological principles.

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Massage Therapy Clinic

Humber’s Massage Therapy Clinic offers appointments to anyone - faculty, staff, students and members of the public with students in the Massage Therapy program.

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The Tzu Chi Clinic of Traditional Chinese Medicine

In the clinic, students will apply traditional Chinese medical assessment techniques to establish the root of health issues and employ traditional therapies, which may include Chinese herbs.

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Fire Facilities & Burn Tower

To ensure that student firefighters get training under conditions they’ll face in the real world, each year Humber conducts several live burn exercises at a burn tower.

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Funeral Services Lab & Selection Room

The Funeral Service Education Lab contains all relevant materials employed in funeral practice today. This state-of-the-art facility enables us to provide unique learning opportunities for our students.

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This state-of-the-art lab contains equipment designed to educate OTA & PTA learners to meet the changing needs and challenges of delivering effective rehabilitation.

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Teaching and Learning Hub

The hub offers experiential learning opportunities to our students while delivering high quality wellness services to the Humber community.

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Clinical Simulation Learning Centre

The Clinical Simulation Learning Centre can improve student learning by providing a variety of clinical situations that might not arise during the hours a student is in the practice setting.

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Child Development Centre

Humber operates a high-quality, non-profit, community-based child care centre for children from birth to five years, providing year-round care to 98 children and their families in fully inclusive environments.

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Centre for Innovation in Health & Wellness

Humber's Centre for Innovation in Health & Wellness (CIHW) is a powerful catalyst for change, helping to create solutions that support a healthier tomorrow for everyone, no matter where they live, what they have, or who they are.

The Centre for Innovation in Health & Wellness (CIHW) is part of Humber's Centres of Innovation Network.

Student Success Stories

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Lawrence Saindon is a paramedic alumnus and a supervisor with Peel Regional Paramedic Services. Learn more about his experience at Humber.

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Erin Ross completed Food and Nutrition Management at Humber in Aprill 2022. Read more about her decision to come to Humber and her experience in the program.