Get ready for a career in health care
Choosing a career in health care means choosing a future of caring. Your career in health and wellness puts you on the front lines of making a real, tangible difference in the lives of others.EXPLORE OUR CAREER PROGRAMS
Experience the opportunities for learning at Bow Valley College.
- On-site labs for clinical-setting experience
- Bursaries and awards
- Peer mentoring
- Flexible learning opportunities
- Graduate work-ready
- Hands-on learning in our Simulation Centre
School of Health and Wellness at a glanceYour success is our goal. We’ll help with everything from credit transfer during application to post-graduate planning.
Faculty & Staff
Dean, School of Health and Wellness
Nora MacLachlan, RN, Master of Science in Human Services
Nora MacLachlan is the Dean of the School of Health and Wellness at Bow Valley College. She has extensive experience as an instructor, having taught almost all of the courses in the Practical Nurse program at a college in southern Alberta. Nora also coordinated and developed clinical practice guidelines, and facilitated access improvement work in health care settings and coordinated building teams in physician offices. Prior to leading the School of Health and Wellness at Bow Valley College, she was an auditor, and a nursing manager in the continuing care environment.
Nora’s education pathway moved from a Rehabilitation Practitioner Diploma to a Registered Nursing Diploma. This expanded to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, and she now has a Master of Science in Human Services, with a specialization in Health Care Administration.
She recently completed a knowledge translation project on the topic “Connecting with People with Dementia.” Her goal is to continue to develop excellence in the health programs at Bow Valley College.Meet Our Team
Tuesday Sep 19, 2017
Room N315, 2nd floor, North Campus
Ace the Interview
This workshop will provide you with tips on how to be ready for the job interview.
Tuesday Sep 26, 2017
Room N225, 2nd floor, North Campus
Make Job Fairs Work for You
Bow Valley College's next career fair is coming up on October 12, 2017. Are you ready?
Thursday Sep 28, 2017
Room S6013A, 6th floor, South Campus
Target your Resume and Cover Letter for the Next Step
Improve your resume to demonstrate your skills and knowledge
Thursday Oct 05, 2017
Roonm N618, 6th Floor, North Campus
The Right Message: Your Dressing and Communication Style
Learn strategies for making a strong first impression in oral, written, digital and non-verbal communications.
Thursday Oct 12, 2017
Bow Valley College Calgary Main Campus
Meet potential employers, get help with your resume, and enter for a chance to win an iPad Mini!
Thursday Nov 09, 2017
2nd Floor Atrium, South Campus
Transfer Credit Fair
Students and Alumni are welcome to attend this event to learn how to make the most of their Bow Valley College credentials when pursuing additional designations, diplomas or degrees.
Friday Nov 10, 2017
Room S4033, 4th Floor, South Campus
Whip Your Career into Shape: Job Search Boot Camp
Learn the steps to land your next job!
Friday Nov 10, 2017
2nd Floor, South Campus
Health Promotion Event
Learn about blood pressure, exercise, sexual education, and more!
Monday Nov 20, 2017 - Thursday Nov 23, 2017
Backpack to Briefcase Workshops
Bow Valley College Career Services is proud to host free workshops to get you from backpack to briefcase and into the real world.