Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Applied Health Sciences (MA)

Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Field of Study:Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Nursing, Other
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,176


The Master's program in Applied Health Sciences offers Master's of Arts degrees with the fields of Community Health, Health and Physical Education, Leisure Studies, Nursing, and Sport Management, and Master's of Science degrees with the fields of Health Sciences and Kinesiology. Students receive a unique educational experience which combines mentorship of the student by a faculty supervisor and extensive small group work with fellow students and faculty from each of the five academic departments represented in the program: Community Health Sciences, Nursing, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies and Sport Management. Students will gain in-depth training, knowledge and research experience through their thesis work while also benefiting from the broad, cross-disciplinary approach followed in the course work. The advanced course work and strong research experience are intended to prepare students to continue their graduate training at the doctoral level. Students will also be prepared to pursue the wide variety of career possibilities in health, kinesiology, recreation, and sport management.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Successful completion of a four year Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university in a relevant discipline (For example, Health Studies, Nursing, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Kinesiology or Sport Management), with an average of not less than 75% (mid-B) over the last two years of full-time undegraduate study. Students with a Bachelor's degree in such related fields as Psychology, Planning, Sociology, Gerontology, Social Work, Biology and Business may also be eligible, although additional course work may be required. Applicants must have undergraduate preparation in research methods in either quantitative or qualitative data analysis. Applicants who do not have an undergraduate research methods course and/or an undergraduate data analysis course may be admitted to the program as a conditional student. These students, however, must successfully complete, at the undergraduate level, the research methods and/or data analysis course within the first two terms in order to continue in the program. Agreement from a faculty advisor to supervise the student is also required for admission to the program.

* 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 September 12, 2022