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Health Sciences



Student Life

Develop an appreciation for the world’s emerging health issues and be inspired to think globally and strategically to create innovative solutions while earning a Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) degree.

Build your own degree with a variety of module and elective options that allow you to tailor your program of study to meet your interests.

Focus your learning experience on improving human health and developing unique skills and perspectives to tackle health-related issues affecting people in all corners of the world.

Examine health through a variety of lenses to gain an appreciation for how social, political, economic and environmental factors impact people across the lifespan.

Get Involved

Community Service Learning
Work with local organizations and develop real solutions to health-related issues facing seniors in the community through a course called Gerontology in Practice.

International Experiences
Explore health and wellness on an international scale through the Leaders of the Future internship program at globally impactful agencies like the World Health Organization.

Learning it Together
Participate in a student-run health promotion program that aims to improve literacy, numeracy and healthy living skills in elementary school children through mentorship and role modelling.

Student Clubs and Councils
Join the Health Studies Students’ Association, Faculty of Health Sciences Dream Team and more.

Visit the Faculty of Health Sciences website for more information.

Programs

  • Health Sciences
  • Health and Aging
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Sciences with Biology
  • Rehabilitation Sciences

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc): Non-Honors (3 and 4 years), Honors (4 years)
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc – Honors) with Honors Business Administration (HBA) from the Ivey Business School (5 Years)