Career possibilities

Nurse pointing at vitals on a monitor

Our graduates find careers that have a meaningful impact. Our nursing graduates work in various settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools or outreach agencies.

Griffin Russel holding Naloxone kit

Griffin Russell, a graduate of the schools of Child and Youth Care and Public Health and Social Policy, works with Island Health as the Regional Harm Reduction Coordinator. He has been recognized for his work on the Take Home Naloxone program.

Health information science alumni sitting at a desk

Gurprit Randhawa says her Health Information Science degree combined her passion for healthcare, technology and computer science. This helped her land a career she loves as Manager of Clinical Improvements and Informatics at Island Health.

What can I do with a degree
in Human and Social Development?

Our students are driven by a desire to improve society through work, teaching and research with unique communities, and there are many ways to do this after you graduate. You'll find work that matters with people that care.

We delve into the health and social well-being of people, families and communities, respond to community needs and prepare our students for professional careers aimed at improving society, including:

  • Child protection worker
  • Clinical & technical health analysts
  • Community health leaders & health industry managers
  • Family & youth support practitioners
  • Health care professionals
  • Health informatics specialist
  • Indigenous leaders & educators
  • International development facilitators
  • Nurses & nurse practitioners
  • Policy analyst
  • Post-secondary instructors
  • Public health educator
  • Public sector and non-profit professionals
  • Social justice advocates
  • Social workers

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