Our program integrates vital health knowledge from across the life sciences, social sciences and humanities.
We offer hands-on, cross-disciplinary learning to prepare students for meeting the challenges faced by our healthcare system in the 21st century.
At Mount Allison, students can pursue Health Studies as a minor, or as part of the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree in Health Studies.
Interdisciplinary Health Studies is available as:
- BASc major (87 credits)
- BASc honours (93 credits)
- Minor (24 credits)
Our students pursue a variety of different career paths, including:
- health promotion
- public health and policy-related positions
- health law
- advocacy and non-profit social justice work
- global health and international development
- occupational therapy
- social work
Our interdisciplinary faculty team includes award-winning health scholars who have hands-on experience in health research, care delivery, and community-based prevention.
Health Studies students at Mount Allison are encouraged to explore their career interests through participation in campus clubs and societies, guest lectures, research assistantships, health internships, and more.