May 14, 2013 — The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of healthcare professionals, has signed an articulation agreement with Camosun College. The agreement enables graduates of Camosun College’s sport and exercise education programs preferred admission into UWS’s doctor of chiropractic and Master of Science exercise and sports science programs.
“This agreement supports the mobility of students between institutions, and offers additional programs to students to meet their academic and professional goals,” said Alisa Fairweather, dean of graduate and undergraduate studies at UWS. “It opens the door for students to further their education, increase their knowledge, and expand their skills as they begin their careers as health care providers.”
To qualify for preferred admission into the UWS programs, Camosun students must meet criteria of pre-requisites depending on their program of study. The agreement pertains to students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic and exercise therapy; or associate degrees in either the exercise and wellness or sport performance programs.
“We’re pleased to offer our students the ability to pursue their professional and academic interests at one of the oldest and most respected healthcare institutions in the U.S.,” said Peter Rehor, PhD, dean of Centre Sport Exercise Education at Camosun College. “This collaboration aligns with our relevant programs of study between institutions, and more importantly, benefits the students’ pursuit of knowledge to provide optimal care to patients.”
Source: University of Western States, uws.edu