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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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.
Emphasizes the biophysical sciences of human kinetics, with a focus on the role that biological, anatomical, musculoskeletal, and neuro-motor systems have on motor performance, and the impact of sport and physical activity on the body.
Emphasizes the social sciences aspects of physical activity, sport, active leisure and health. It provides the knowledge and skills required to play a leading role in developing, promoting and implementing programs, policies and positive lifestyle behaviours for different populations in a variety of settings.
Open to all eligible uOttawa students, this Minor offers an opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills in critical analysis of sport, physical activity and leisure to help you become an actor of social change in, and through, sport, physical activity and leisure.
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.
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.
Please note that the Second Entry program is under revision and is not accepting applications at this time.
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.
The foods we eat are essential to maintaining the health of individuals and populations. Students will have an in-depth knowledge of the sciences underlying the production, consumption and metabolism of food, as well as their effects on health, disease prevention and management.
First of its kind in Canada, this program is an outstanding multidisciplinary program and a partnership with Le Cordon Bleu International. It will prepare future graduates to take on leadership roles in any industry where food innovation plays a key role, including health care, education, hospitality, business, or research and development.