Sheridan to offer osteopathy degree


Sheridan College has unveiled its Honours Bachelor of Science – Osteopathy degree, which it says is the first program of its kind to be offered by a public Canadian postsecondary institution. The program offers a competency-based education that covers the broad scope of osteopathy and includes a 1,000-hour experiential learning component. “We are thrilled to shine a spotlight on this important profession and train the next generation of osteopathy manual practitioners,” said Dr Maryam Niapour, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Applied Health and Community Studies (FAHCS) at Sheridan. “The popularity of osteopathy is growing in Ontario and around the world, presenting numerous employment and career growth opportunities.”