Careers in Health Sciences

Graduates of a Bachelor’s degree program in Health Sciences will possess valuable problem-solving, statistical, computational, communication, and organizational skills that are essential for a wide range of employment and career opportunities. These will be honed within the practical framework of knowledge and concepts in epidemiology, human biology, determinants of health, and critical thinking, and translating evidence-based knowledge into programs and policy.

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Career Opportunities for Health Sciences Graduates include:

  • International health organizations
  • Health charities & foundations
  • Public & private research (agriculture, chemical, environment)
  • Health prevention & promotion
  • Government & related agencies
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Health and Workplace Safety Inspection agencies & boards
  • Recreation organizations
  • Scientific magazines, journals
  •  Waste water treatment
  •  Industry & laboratories (pharmaceutical, medical, agriculture, food production, manufacturing, environmental)
  • Hospitals
  • Public health authorities,
  • Private medical clinics
  • Rehabilitation centres,
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • Insurance companies & law firms
  • Consulting
  • Private sector companies

Bachelors' degrees in Health Sciences provides a solid foundation for other programs of study in health such as:

  • Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Health Law
  • Nursing
  • Public and Population Health