Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Health Promotion

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Public Health Education and Promotion
Description:The Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (B.P.H.E.) with a concentreation in Health Promotion is designed to provide future health promoters with the leadership skills required in the fields of health promotion and education. A specialized focus on assessment and techniques in physical fitness, nutrition, stress management, community health, mental health, and environmental health issues provide the student with required competencies.

Students also have the opportunity to develop the fundamental health and science knowledge required in areas such as pathophysiology, motor learning, ergonomics, functional assessment, adaptive physical education, biomechanics, health promotion in a corporate setting, as well as several health science related courses. Students can apply for a kinesiology certificate. Graduates of the program have traditionally entered the fields of public health, medicine, health administration, as well as physiotherapy and athletic therapy.
URL:Health Promotion at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,951
International: $21,656
Enrolment #:20

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology 

One personal profile form and 2 matrix reference forms are also required. Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 19, 2016