Dean's Message

Dean's Message

Welcome to the School of Health Sciences! If you're considering a career in which you can make a real difference, have a close look at the programs in the School of Health Sciences. Our graduates of diploma and certificate programs enjoy a career in dental assisting, dental hygiene, medical diagnostics, paramedic work, continuing care, addictions counselling, health information management and other fulfilling fields.

Whichever program you choose, you'll find dedicated faculty and staff who take the time to know students on a first-name basis. They'll add relevance to your learning by sharing their real-world experiences. You'll also discover that many of our programs are nationally accredited and include comprehensive clinical placements without health care partners.

It all makes for stimulating education that sets the stage for a meaningful career.


Netha Dyck is pleased to provide leadership as the dean of the School of Health Sciences. Netha is also privileged to serve as the dean of the School of Nursing and lead the delivery of 16 innovative nursing programs.

Netha has enjoyed a dynamic and diverse career in nursing. She has provided innovative leadership in a broad range of management positions that include regional health authority, post-secondary education, continuing education, and professional association, as well as acute care and long term care in both rural and urban settings.

In her prior role as director of the personal care home (PCH) program with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, she provided leadership in the management of 39 PCHs in Winnipeg. The development of a nursing education strategy for Manitoba was one of the hallmarks of her presidency with the Manitoba Association of Registered Nurses.

Netha holds a diploma in nursing from the Misericordia Hospital School of Nursing in Winnipeg, a baccalaureate degree in nursing from the University of Manitoba, a master of science in health services administration from Central Michigan University, and a doctor of education in higher education leadership from the University of Calgary.