Palliative Care - Niagara College

Program Description

The Palliative Care program is ideal for graduates of healthcare programs who are interested in enhancing their foundational knowledge and skills to care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. Graduates of this program will combine their new, advanced learning with their previous education and experience to provide exemplary care to patients and their families who are coping with the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual complexities associated with the dying process.


  • Unique interprofessional education experience with other nursing and allied health programs.
  • Access to Co-Curricular Record program in which individuals gain recognition for student engagement, leadership and co-curricular activities pursued outside of the classroom.
  • Experiential Learning with standardized patients.
  • State-of-the-art simulation lab.
  • Access to international student specific advisement and transition supports through the International Division.

Palliative Care - Niagara College

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School/Campus: Niagara College - Welland (Ontario)

Program Level: Graduate Certificate

Program Duration: 1 year 

Intake Schedules: September, January & May

Language Requirement: Waived 

Practicum/Work Experience: N/A

Post Graduation Work Permit: Eligible

Career Opportunities:
  • Clinic or medical centre
  • Community healthcare organization
  • Hospice
  • Hospital
  • Long-term care facility
  • Respite care

*Tuition: CAD16, 000 for 1 year

*Admission Application Fee: Waived

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*All fees are subject to change without notice. Please note that tuition fees per year may vary depending on the type and amount of courses that a student enrolls in. Tuition is subject to change without notice and annual increases.