Hope College encourages local career opportunities
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.