Graduate Programs

Our programs, offered in both official languages, cover several professional fields in the health sciences. The quality of teaching and the expertise of its professors contribute to the national and international recognition of the Faculty of Health Sciences. We are proud of our pioneering research programs and the innovation we demonstrate in all of our fields.

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Undergraduate Programs

Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences

The Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences' interdisciplinary approach enables understanding of the interactions and relationships between the biological determinants of health and our environments, social networks and communities.

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Master of Science Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Challenges students to examine complex issues related to human health, disability, and disease through an interdisciplinary lens. The program emphasizes the critical interactions between biological, psychosocial and behavioural determinants of health across the lifespan.

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Doctorate (PhD) in Population Health

Challenges students to address population health issues, determinants and causes of health, design of multi-level interventions, health systems, and health policy, grounded within interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks.

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School of Human Kinetics

The School of Human Kinetics offers a rich academic experience through inspired teaching and internationally recognized research in two complementary areas: physical activity and health, and sports and society.

Master of Human Kinetics

The MHK program in Intervention and Consultation is the only course-based professional Applied Sport Psychology program in Canada. This program prepares students to meet the certification criteria of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association and its American equivalent, the Association of Applied Sport Psychology.

Sport Management  Intervention & Consultation

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Master of Arts in Human Kinetics

Contributes to the accumulation of facts and scientific data related to sport, physical activity and health, as well as to foster the development of critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities.

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Master of Arts Human Kinetics Specialization in Feminist and Gender Studies

The collaborative program in Feminist and Gender Studies at the master's level is designed for students from selected disciplines in arts, education, health sciences, law, social sciences, and counselling and spirituality.

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Master of Science in Human Kinetics 

Contributes to the accumulation of facts and scientific data related to sport, physical activity and health. Facilitates the acquisition of knowledge in the field of biophysical sciences of sport, physical activity and health.

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Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Kinetics

An integrated approach to the study of sport, physical activity and health allows students and professors to share research interests and professional expertise, and to contribute to the broad field of human kinetics. 

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Doctorate in Philosophy Human Kinetics Specialization in Canadian Studies

Because of its strength in relevant areas, its bilingual character and its location in the national capital, the University of Ottawa is uniquely positioned to offer a collaborative program leading to a specialization in Canadian Studies at the doctoral level.

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School of Nursing

The School of Nursing prepares the next generation of nurses to offer quality care, to assume leadership roles within the healthcare system, and to contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

Diploma Primary Health Care for Nurse Practitioners (PHCNP)

A non-credit professional development program designed with career driven individuals in mind. Participants benefit from a compressed part-time schedule to develop the skills and knowledge they require to develop regulations and policies in the field of public health, food and nutrition.
Course sequences: Full Time | Part Time

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Master of Science in Nursing

Offered jointly with two Ottawa-area colleges in both official languages. The program seeks to prepare the next generation of nurses to offer high-quality nursing care and assume leadership roles within the health care system.
Clinical: Full TimePart Time  Thesis: Full TimePart Time

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Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing

The goal of the doctoral program in nursing is to prepare scientists capable of conducting innovative research that results in new and significant contributions to nursing knowledge.

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Master of Science Nursing with Graduate Diploma Primary Health Care for Nurse Practitioners

The goal of the master's program is to educate enrolled nurses for an advanced practice role and/or doctoral studies. Graduates of the program are prepared to assume leadership roles in improving the quality of nursing care in various health care settings.
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School of Nutrition Sciences

The School of Nutrition Sciences aspires to educate tomorrow’s professional leaders in food and nutrition sciences to advance knowledge mobilization and promote healthy lifestyles.

Certificate in Food Policy and Regulatory Affairs

A non-credit professional development program designed with career driven individuals in mind. Participants benefit from a compressed part-time schedule to develop the skills and knowledge they require to develop regulations and policies in the field of public health, food and nutrition. 

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School of Rehabilitation Sciences

The School of Rehabilitation Sciences educates bilingual healthcare professionals to meet the needs of francophone communities in Ontario and within the country's bilingual and multicultural context.

Master in Audiology (MHSc) 

The audiology program trains professionals with expertise in the field of normal development of hearing and who assess and treat hearing disorders, tinnitus and balance problems.
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Master in Speech-Language Pathology (MHSc) 

The speech-language pathology program trains professionals who have expertise in the field of normal and disordered development of human communication and who evaluate and treat disorders of speech, language, communication and oropharyngeal function.
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Master of Physiotherapy (MHSc) 

Physiotherapy is a self-governing profession that promotes fitness, health and wellness. The profession provides frontline client-centered health care services to help clients maintain and improve their functional independence.
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Master in Occupational Therapy (MHSc) 

Occupational therapy is both an art and a science whose aim is to prevent handicap situations, re-establish or promote occupation (everyday activities that people do), health, and well-being of individuals.
Course sequences: Course Only | Course and Dissertation
EquivalenciesEssential SkillsFAQ (French only)

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Doctorate in Philosophy Rehabilitation Sciences

Prepares candidates from both professional and research backgrounds for a career involving research in rehabilitation sciences, including issues ranging from basic science questions to psychosocial repercussions of health conditions in a rehabilitation context.

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