Hope Col­lege en­cour­ages lo­cal ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - Diane Thomas The Drumheller Mail mailphoto Diane Thomas

Hope Col­lege of­fers fur­ther education pro­grams al­low­ing you to work to­wards your col­lege de­gree while still liv­ing at home, sav­ing the high cost of liv­ing in the larger cities.

Hope Col­lege has 14 in­struc­tors for seven dif­fer­ent Diploma pro­grams. With the smaller class sizes, you are able to get one-on-one at­ten­tion needed. The cour­ses of­fered are Nutri­tion, In­te­grated Her­bal Health, Ex­er­cise & Well­ness, Mas­sage Ther­apy, Tourism, Jus­tice and Busi­ness Diploma pro­grams.

Hope Col­lege Chief Education Of­fi­cer Dave Wat­son said, “Th­ese pro­grams were specif­i­cally se­lected for fu­ture em- ploy­ment within the com­mu­nity.”

For ex­am­ple, the Jus­tice pro­gram will en­able you to be a Cor­rec­tional Of­fi­cer at the Drumheller Pen­i­ten­tiary; Ex­er­cise & Well­ness will give the qual­i­fi­ca­tions to work at the BCF; Tourism Diploma pro­gram would be an as­set for many or­ga­ni­za­tions in town; Busi­ness Diploma to help you own your own busi­ness or ap­ply­ing for en­try level busi­ness man­age­ment po­si­tions.

The In­te­grated Her­bal Health Diploma, starts you on your way to be­com­ing a Home­o­pathic Doc­tor or Nurse, where the Nutri­tion Diploma would give you the qual­i­fi­ca­tions to be em­ployed at a Health Unit. The Mas­sage Ther­apy Diploma pro­gram will qual­ify stu­dents for en­try level po­si­tion as reg­is­tered mas­sage ther­a­pist or start you on your way to be­come a Sports Mas­sage Ther­a­pist.

The au­dit­ing pro­gram is also avail­able, where it al­lows the pub­lic to at­tend classes with­out the ex­ams or diploma.

Wat­son spoke with The Mail, “We are al­ways look­ing for the pub­lic to be­come in­volved with Hope Col­lege, whether it is be­ing a board mem­ber or a new in­struc­tor.”

Dave Wat­son, above, is the Chief Education Of­fi­cer for Hope Col­lege.

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