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The University of Ontario Institute of Technology's mission includes providing career-oriented undergraduate and graduate university programs with a primary focus on those programs that are innovative and responsive to the needs of students and employers.

The Human Health Science Specialization provides graduates with the necessary background to pursue graduate studies in the area of Human Health Biology at our university or elsewhere. A research practicum is one of the fourth-year research options in this pathway which provides students with the laboratory research skills to pursue laboratory-based employment or graduate studies.

Career opportunities include:

  • business and industry (e.g. regulatory affairs, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology,  research or quality assurance)
  • government agencies (quality assurance, biosafety,  regulatory affairs)
  • health-care and laboratory administration
  • laboratory research assistant

Graduate studies in areas such as:

  • Applied Bioscience
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Promotion
  • Microbiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathophysiology
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