Athabasca University - Graduate Programs

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School:Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Centre for Nursing and Health Studies
Degree:Master; Distance
Field of Study:Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Description:Welcome to the Master of Health Studies program, a 33-credit degree that is open to all health professionals with an undergraduate degree in a health field. This program will provide you with competencies to discern emerging trends and to anticipate future directions in health care; to provide leadership in health service planning implementation and evaluation; to manage change; to critique and develop health and social policy; and to develop successful research and project proposals.
URL:Health Studies at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $15,675

Fee is for entirety of the program.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    By the application deadline, applicants for admission to the MHS program must possess a four-year health-related Canadian (or equivalent) baccalaureate degree program from an accredited/recognized university, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) in the final 30 credits of graduate or undergraduate study. Admission will be considered for applicants who possess a four-year (or equivalent) non health-related credential, but have relevant work experience in the health care field.

    Test Scores:
    • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Work Experience
    Cost Notes : Fee is for entirety of the program.

    * 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 24, 2017