Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Aboriginal Pathways to Health Careers

Indigenous students are offered individual assessment that identifies their needs and strengths and they complete courses that encourage strong foundations for success. Once students are finished the program, they can apply to enter a health career degree or diploma program such as:

  • Nursing
  • Physiotherapy
  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dietician
  • Medical Lab Technology
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
Nursing Pathways Students
We offer:
  • Individual academic planning
  • Elder guidance
  • Small financial support
  • Tutor and peer support
To enter the program:
  • Students can enter the program in September and January
  • Students should have completed at least Grade 10 Math and Grade 10 English before entry.
  •  If it has been more than 2 years since you attended high school, you will be required to take ACCUPLACER testing to determine if any upgrading is necessary.
To apply:

For individual assessment, please contact:

Tanya Sanders, RN BSN MSN

Coordinator, Indigenous Pathways to Health Careers

Email: tsanders@tru.ca
Phone: 250-371-5585
Office: Kamloops Campus, Faculty Annex N (FAN) 105