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Series s08 - BCIT School of Health Sciences series

BCIT Medical Laboratory T...

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BCIT School of Health Sciences series


  • 1964- (Creation)

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ca. 1 m textual records and other materials

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BCIT. School of Health Sciences (1964-)

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In 1964 BCIT opened it’s doors with two Health programs; Medical Radiology and Medical Laboratory for a total of 73 students enrolled. BCIT shared training responsibility with various designated hospitals. On successful completion, the student was awarded a certificate.

Currently the School of Health Sciences runs programs in ten main areas of study:

  • Basic Health Sciences (Part-time Studies)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • Food Safety and Processing
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Protection
  • Laboratory Sciences
  • Medical Imaging Technologies
  • Nursing & Specialty Nursing
  • Therapeutics
  • These include degree and post-degree programs as well as the entry-level programs.

The School of Health Sciences maintains the quality and relevance of its health training programs through close liaison with employers and professional associations. Maintaining the traditions of BCIT there are Advisory committees for each program. Students can expect provincial, national and international accreditation; regular external and internal program assessments; a variety of professional development provisions for faculty and staff; and integration of a variety of learning strategies, including industrial experience through projects and practicums.

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Subseries description and some file lists available in the BCIT Archives. Please schedule an appointment with the BCIT Archivist for access.

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C. McLellan, created 2016-01-12




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