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College and University Programs in Health Promotion & Public Health

[ED: This article was updated September 2013: http://www.ohpe.ca/node/14730]

 

College & University Programs in Health Promotion & Public Health

Updated August 2007 from OHPE Bulletin #350 "Learning Health Promotion: Many Journeys, Many Paths"

A Community Colleges
B Ontario Undergraduate Health Promotion Programs
C Ontario Graduate Health Promotion Programs (Doctorates, Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates)
D Out-of-Province Undergraduate and Graduate University Health Promotion Programs
E Distance Education

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A. Community Colleges

For more information about health-related programs offered at Ontario community colleges, see Ontario Health Programs and Courses in Community Colleges:
http://www.canadian-universities.net/Community-Colleges/Programs/Health-Ontario.html

Algonquin College - Fitness and Health Promotion
http://extraweb.algonquincollege.com/fulltime_programs/programOverview.aspx?id=3010X01FWO&
Contact: Registrar, (613) 727-4723 [email protected] or G Wilcox [email protected]

Canadore College - Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention Program
http://www.canadorec.on.ca/ProgramInfo/FullTime/HumanServices/Index.cfm

Centennial College - Workplace Wellness and Health Promotion
http://www.centennialcollege.ca/future/schs_wwhp_index.jsp
Contact:  Coreen Flemming, Program Coordinator, 416-289-5000 ext. 8052; [email protected]

Conestoga College - School of Health Sciences, Bachelor Degree in Applied Health Informatics
http://www.conestogac.on.ca/fulltime/programoverview.jsp?SchoolID=3&ProgramCode=1131C&ProgramVersion=0701
Contact: Yuri Kagolovsky, Program Coordinator; [email protected]

Durham College - Fitness and Health Promotion
https://myplace.durhamcollege.ca/durham/profile/progview.jsp?programID=1345
Contact: Cheryl Higgs, School of Integrated Studies, (905)721-2000  2630; [email protected]

Fanshawe College - Fitness and Health Promotion
http://www.fanshawec.on.ca/programs/20067/fhp3.asp
Contact: Tracy Gedies, Program Coordinator (519) 452-4430 x4103; [email protected]
 
George Brown College - Activation Co-ordinator/Gerontology; Fitness and Lifestyle Management; Health Informatics
http://www.georgebrown.ca/healthsciences/programs.aspx#wellness

Humber College - Fitness and Health Promotion
http://postsecondary.humber.ca/10331.htm
Contact: Elaine Popp, FHP Coordinator; [email protected]

Loyalist College - Fitness and Health Promotion
http://www.loyalistc.on.ca/Loyalist/index_e.aspx?DetailID=217
Contact: Douglas Lafreniere, Academic Coordinator, 613-969-1913 x 2479 [email protected]

Niagara College - Fitness and Health Promotion
http://niagarac.on.ca/studying/programs/fulltime/fhp_0232/
Contact: Judy Halaiko, Co-ordinator; 905-735-2211, ext. 7733; [email protected]

St. Lawrence College - Fitness and Health Promotion
http://www.sl.on.ca/index.aspx?iPageID=139&iMenuID=6&progId=189
Contact: Kristina Hulton, Program Coordinator 613-544-5400, ext.1109; [email protected]

St. Lawrence College, First Nations Technical Institute
Indigenous Community Health Approaches Program
http://www.fnti.net/modules.php?op=modload&name=PagEd&file=index&topic_id=0&page_id=5
Contact: Christine Loft, 613-396-2122 ext. 136; [email protected]
 
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B. Ontario Undergraduate Health Promotion Programs

Brock University
Faculty of Applied Health Science
Department of Community Health Sciences

http://brocku.ca/applied-health-sciences
Undergraduate programs in Biomedical Sciences, Child Health, Community Health, Health Sciences and Public Health.

Also Departments of Physical Education & Kinesiology; Recreation & Leisure Studies; Nursing; Sport Management

Laurentian University
School of Human Kinetics

http://www.humankinetics.laurentian.ca/
Bachelor degrees in Sport and Physical Education; Health Promotion; Outdoor Adventure Leadership; Kinesiology; Sport Psychology; and Éducation Physique et Santé

McMaster University
Faculty of Health Sciences

Tel: 905-525-9140 ext. 22815
http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/bhsc/
Bachelor of Health Sciences

University of Ottawa
Faculty of Health Sciences

http://www.health.uottawa.ca/
Bachelor degrees in Health Sciences; Nutrition Sciences

School of Nursing & Rehabilitation
E-mail: [email protected]
Bachelor degrees in Leisure Studies; Physiotherapy; Occupational Therapy; Nursing

School of Human Kinetics
E-mail: [email protected]
Bachelor of Human Kinetics

Queen's University
School of Kinesiology and Health Studies

http://www.skhs.queensu.ca/UG/HLTHdegr.shtml
Bachelor degrees in Health Studies; Kinesiology; Physical Education

University of Waterloo
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/
Bachelor of Science in Health Studies with a specialization in Health Promotion; Kinesiology; Bachelor of Arts in Recreation and Leisure

University of Western Ontario
Faculty of Health Sciences

http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/index2.html
Bachelor of Health Sciences with a specialization in Health Promotion

York University
Faculty of Health

http://www.health.yorku.ca/
Bachelors degrees from the School of Health Policy & Management; School of Kinesiology and Health Science; School of Nursing; Department of Psychology; Health Administration Professional Certificate; Health Informatics Professional Certificate

Faculty of Environmental Studies
http://www.yorku.ca/fes/
Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Environmental Management: Policy, Resources and Conservation; Urban and Regional Environments: Analysis, Planning and Design; Environmental Politics: Development, Globalization and Justice; Environment and Culture: Philosophy, Arts, Technology and Education

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C. Ontario Graduate Health Promotion Programs (Doctorates, Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates)

For a list of Public Health Graduate Training in Health, see:
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/php-psp/master_of_php_e.html

Brock University
Faculty of Applied Health Science

http://www.brocku.ca/fahs
Master of Arts in Community Health, Master of Science in Health Sciences

Also Departments of Physical Education & Kinesiology; Recreation & Leisure Studies; Nursing; Sport Management

Lakehead University
Jim McAuliffe, Graduate Coordinator (Health Studies)
http://mph.lakeheadu.ca/wp/?pg=1
Master of Public Health program with specializations available in Health Studies; Nursing; Gerontology. This program can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis using a variety of distance delivery methods including online, interactive audio/video streaming, and print-based resources.

McMaster University
Faculty of Health Science

http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/main/index.html
Master and Doctorate in Health Research Methodology; Master and Doctorate in Rehabilitation Science, Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy

Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research
http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/otc-hsr/
Graduate Diploma in Health Services and Policy Research: an additional qualification taken in conjunction with other graduate studies at any of six participating universities, which are Lakehead, Laurentian, McMaster, Ottawa, Toronto, and York

Queen's University
Population and Public Health Initiative
School of Public Health

http://www.queens-pph.ca/
Master of Science, Master of Public Health planned for 2008

School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
http://www.skhs.queensu.ca/graduate/degpgm.shtml
Master and Doctorate in Health Promotion (and related subjects)

Community Health and Epidemiology
http://meds.queensu.ca/medicine/comhepi/
Master and Doctorate in Community Health and Epidemiology

University of Ottawa
Faculty of Health Sciences

http://www.health.uottawa.ca/
Doctorate in Population Health

School of Nursing & Rehabilitation
E-mail: [email protected]
Master of Health Sciences in Occupational Health; Physiotherapy; Master and Doctorate in Nursing; Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program

School of Human Kinetics
E-mail: [email protected]
Master of Arts in Human Kinetics; Master of Science in Human Kinetics

Queen's University
School of Kinesiology & Health Studies

E-mail: [email protected]
http://www.skhs.queensu.ca/graduate/degpgm.shtml
MSc degrees in Health Promotion, Biomechanics/Ergonomics, Exercise Physiology, Epidemiology, Health Promotion.  MA degrees in Public Health Studies, Critical Sociology, Psychology of Physical Activity.  Doctoral degrees in all of the above.

University of Toronto
Public Health Sciences
Social & Behavioural Health Science

[email protected]
http://www.phs.utoronto.ca/
Master of Health Science Epidemiology; Health Promotion; Community Nutrition; Family and Community Medicine; Occupational and Environmental Health; Global Health Focus; Master of Science in Social & Behavioural Health Science; Doctorate in Epidemiology; Social & Behavioural Health Science

Collaborative Programs
Multidisciplinary programs involving a range of graduate departments with students from various disciplines:

Aboriginal Health www.cpah.utoronto.ca
Addiction Studies www.phs.utoronto.ca/c_copas.htm
Aging, Palliative and Supportive Care Across the Life Course   aging.utoronto.ca
Bioethics www.utoronto.ca/jcb/
Community Development www.urbancenter.utoronto.ca/communitydevelopment.html
Environment and Health  www.environment.utoronto.ca/GraduatePrograms/EnvironmentandHealth/
Health Care, Technology and Place www.hctp.utoronto.ca
Health Services and Policy Research www.hpme.utoronto.ca/scripts/index_.asp?action=31&U_ID=0&N_ID=1&P_ID=448
Women's Studies www.utoronto.ca/iwsgs/

University of Waterloo
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Health Studies & Gerontology Dept.

http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/
Master of Public Health; Master of Science in Health & Gerontology or Kinesiology; Doctorate in Aging, Health and Well-Being

York University
Faculty of Health

http://www.health.yorku.ca/
Master and Doctorate in Kinesiology and Health Sciences; Master of Science in Nursing - Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner; Master and Doctorate in Critical Disabilities Studies

Faculty of Environmental Studies
http://www.yorku.ca/fes/
Master and Doctorate in Environment Studies

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D. Out-of-Province Undergraduate and Graduate University Health Promotion Programs

University of Alberta
School of Public Health
Centre for Health Promotion Studies

[email protected]
http://www.chps.ualberta.ca
Master of Science (thesis); Master of Science (course-based)

Public Health Sciences
http://www.phs.ualberta.ca/
Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Management; Health Policy Research, Master of Science in Medical Sciences and Public Health Sciences; Doctorate in Medical Sciences and Public Health Sciences; Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Administration

Dalhousie University
School of Health and Human Performance

http://hahp.healthprofessions.dal.ca/
Bachelor degrees in Health Promotion, Kinesiology, and Recreation and Leisure Studies

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health & Epidemiology
Tel: 902-494-3860 Fax: 902-494-1597
http://che.medicine.dal.ca/
Master of Science, Community Health and Epidemiology

Memorial University of Newfoundland
Division of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine
http://www.med.mun.ca/comhealth/diploma_program.htm
http://www.med.mun.ca/comhealth/masters_program.htm
Graduate Diploma, Community Health; Master of Science, Community Health

University of Victoria
Faculty of Human & Social Development

http://www.hsd.uvic.ca/programs/index.php
Masters degrees in Child and Youth Care; Nursing; Social Work; Health Information Science; Public Administration

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E. Distance Education

Canadian Virtual University (r) (CVU) is a partnership of 12 universities across Canada that offer complete degrees, diplomas, and certificates online and through distance education. Students can enrol in over 2300 courses and 300 complete programs from one web site: http://www.cvu-uvc.ca .

The Distance Studies website, http://www.distancestudies.com  lists courses in Canada and US.

   Master's level Distance Education in Health

Athabasca University
Centre for Nursing and Health Studies

[email protected]
http://www.athabascau.ca/calendar/grad/health_02.html or
http://www.athabascau.ca/cnhs/grad_mhs.php
Master of Health Studies
 
Lakehead University
http://www.lakeheadu.ca/mph  (thesis)
Master of Public Health

University of Alberta
http://www.chps.ualberta.ca/grad_prog/distance_students.htm (courses)
Master of Science (Health Promotion & Public Health)

Joint Program of McMaster University and University of British Columbia
http://www.mrsc.ubc.ca/
Master of Rehabilitation Science; Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation

McMaster University
Carol Tristani, Program Manager
Centre for Continuing and Distance Education
Tel: 905-525-9140, ext. 24250
E-mail [email protected]
www.mcmastercce.com/cm
Certificate in Case Management (5-course program plus practicum/independent study or workshop elective; within health and social service)