This program is offered through the School of Child and Youth Care and combines community-based, culturally sensitive course work that focuses on the child and youth care needs of Indigenous communities. Please contact the School of Child and Youth Care for details.
Indigenous students completing a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree may choose this specialization to focus on preparing for leadership roles as helpers and healers in Indigenous communities and organizations. Students will develop frameworks that centralize Indigenous knowledge, peoples, nations and communities.
This specialized program is designed to meet all regular MSW degree program requirements while centering Indigenous culture, knowledge and understanding.
The Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance (MAIG) provides students with a strong background in the values, perspectives, concepts and principles of Indigenous political cultures. As more communities reject the models of government imposed on them and return to their traditions, Indigenous leaders and state policy makers will benefit from an understanding of traditional thought and its application to contemporary concerns.
There is a growing need for Indigenous nurses in Canada and internationally. Nursing offers a variety of opportunities for continued learning and career development, and is flexible to many lifestyles. Nursing incorporates the traditional beliefs and values of caring for community members and healing.