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Programs of study directly linked

Vocational training

  • Health and Social Services Assistance in Nunavik (5737)


  • Physiotherapy Technology (144.A0)
  • Social Service (388.A0)
  • Special Care Counselling (351.A0)
  • Youth and Adult Correctional Intervention (310.B0)


  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology and Sociology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Science
  • Family Life Education
  • Gender, Diversity and Equity Studies
  • Gender, Sexuality, Feminist and Social Justice Studies
  • Health and Sports Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Environment
  • Human Psychology
  • Human Relations
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Therapeutic Recreation

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Assistance in Health Care Facilities (5816)
  • Health, Assistance and Nursing (5825)
  • Home Care Assistance (5817)


  • Community Recreation Leadership Training (391.A0)
  • Nursing (180.A0)
  • Police Technology (310.A0)


  • Child Studies
  • Christian Spirituality
  • Commercial Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
  • Communication Studies
  • Community Service
  • Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies
  • Early Childhood and Elementary Education
  • Ecological Determinants of Health
  • Educational Studies
  • Environment
  • Environment and Development
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • General Management
  • Global Management and Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Relations
  • Labour-Management Relations and Human Resources
  • Management
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Physiology
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Religion / Religious Studies
  • Sports Studies
  • Statistics
  • World Religions

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