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60 Schools,900 Programs

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Program: Health Science


Health Science


Faculty of Health Sciences


Bachelor of Health Science 


4 Year

Starting Month


Co-op opportunities


Program Description: 

This program has an interdisciplinary focus, weaving together physiological, sociological and epidemiological perspectives on major health issues. 

Two specializations are offered: 

Human Health Science

You will learn the fundamental areas of science related to human health and disease, including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, microbiology and neurophysiology. 

Public Health

Public health considers health from the perspective of communities, from a neighbourhood to national and international levels. You will learn about the health status of populations, inequities in health, determinants of health and illness, strategies for health promotion, disease and injury prevention, health protection, and factors that influence the delivery an use of health services. 

Admission Requirement:

Current Ontario secondary school students must complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U or 4M credits including English (ENG4U) with a minimum grade of 60 per cent, Biology (SBI4U) and one of Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U). It is recommended that students interested in the Human Health Science specialization take Chemistry (SCH4U).                    

Note: Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken, and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.


Human Health Science

  • business and industry (e.g. regulatory affairs, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, research, quality assurance)

  • government agencies (quality assurance, biosafety, regulatory affairs)

  • graduate studies in Health Science or professional programs (e.g. physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medicine or chiropractic)

  • health-care laboratory administration

  • laboratory research assistant

Public Health

  • community health co-ordinator 

  • environmental health officer

  • graduate studies in Health Science or professional programs (e.g. physiotherapy, occupational therapy, medicine or chiropractic) 

  • injury prevention specialist 

  • occupational health and safety co-ordinator 

  • public and non-profit sector administration and/or policy development 

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