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Master of Health Sciences

The Master of Health Sciences (MHSc) program offers an interdisciplinary, collaborative health sciences research environment that will provide you with opportunities to conduct high-quality research in one of three areas:

Our research-based program develops students' skills in health science research, providing opportunities to work with top researchers from your chosen field. Collaborations with governmental, corporate, health-care, and community partners are available potentially to broaden the scope and impact of your research.

You will complete:

  • A required course in your chosen field.
  • A common research course.
  • Three elective courses.

These courses lay the foundation for your independent research under the guidance of a research supervisor and supervisory committee. Under the supervision of a faculty member, you will employ one of several research methods to design, conduct and complete a significant piece of research, culminating in a master's thesis.

By virtue of the strong research foundation and substantive expertise gained throughout your MHSc education, you will be well prepared to:

  • Pursue a PhD in a research-oriented health sciences or related program.
  • Seek funding for projects or research to be undertaken at your workplace.
  • Take on higher-level occupations within health care.
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