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Bachelor of Health Sciences

Carleton University
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Ottawa
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Bachelor of Health Sciences

About this program

Bachelor of Health Sciences

Carleton’s Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) is a wide-ranging and career-focused program that will provide you with the skills required to succeed in the rapidly changing worlds of medicine, biomedical research and healthcare research. You will gain a strong foundation in the scientific knowledge and methods involved in the study of human health, along with the capacity to engage in broader multidisciplinary, multi-sector, and multicultural approaches to finding solutions to some of the most crucial health issues of our time.

Program content

The BHSc program offers an interdisciplinary foundation in health science that can prepare you for postgraduate education in biomedical research and professional fields like medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine, as well as for careers in health-related fields like public health, global and environmental health law and policy, and health services and community healthcare.

The BHSc program offers five concentrations, which can be combined in unique and informative ways:

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Global Health
  • Environment and Health
  • Health throughout the Lifespan
  • Disability and Chronic Illness

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Standard Fee: CAD 30,400.67

Career paths

The workplace

There is great demand for highly-skilled workers in the health sector in Canada. The concentrations in the BHSc program are designed to prepare you for a diverse array of health careers but also provide excellent preparation for medical school and other professional training.

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Carleton University

Carleton University is located in beautiful Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Carleton is committed to giving back through education while pursuing contributions to the common good. These founding values are at the heart of the university’s focus on research, community...


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Why study at Carleton University

Why Carleton?

  • A large percentage of Canada’s major medical, clinical and life science research centres are located in the Ottawa area, as well as a growing technology industry with over 1,900 companies.
  • The majority of their programs feature work-study opportunities (known as “co-op”), that allow students to gain full-time, paid employment related to their academic program.
  • Carleton is a close-knit, supportive and diverse community. This includes academic support, help with jobs and career, health and counselling, student life, athletics, and 300+ student-run clubs and societies. Students come from 140+ countries and have many opportunities to get involved in community-building activities both on and off-campus.
  • Campus is a green oasis, nestled between the Rideau River, Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake. Their self-contained campus and focus on community encourage student interaction, which can provide you with both valuable communication skills and lasting friendships.
  • Qualified applicants are automatically offered entrance scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $16,000 CAD over four years, and a place in one of Carleton’s on-campus residences.

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Carleton University

1125 Colonel By Drive
K1S 5B6 Ottawa Ontario
Canada

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