University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

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Health Sciences (MSc)

University of Northern British Columbia - Office of Graduate Programs

Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Community Psychology
Family and Community Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $6,791
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsFamily, Marriage and Other Related CounsellorsCommunity and Social Service Workers


The aim of this Program is to provide opportunity for health professionals and others interested in working in the health fields with the knowledge and skills to conduct community-based research, and to develop an enhanced understanding of health care systems and policy. The program provides students with relevant health research and critical appraisal skills, and opportunities to engage in a variety of health-related topics. Current students in the Program come from a wide variety of backgrounds. These include health professionals such as nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and physicians, as well as graduates from Science and other related programs.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants must have completed an undergraduate course in statistics or biostatistics. In addition to courses taught in departments of Mathematics or Statistics, courses that are included in social sciences programs such as psychology or sociology, and in the curricula of undergraduate health professions, meet this requirement. An undergraduate course in research methodology. Appropriate courses include those found in social science undergraduate programs, and in the curricula of undergraduate health professions. Official information can be found here:
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 October 19, 2022