Through five elective courses in specialized streams of Health Informatics, Health Services Management, Health Ethics, Gerontology, and Psychology, learners are free to choose their own selection to equip them with specific knowledge pertinent to their personal goals or professional interests.
Industry and Careers
The Certificate in Health Studies can be used for individuals looking to transition into a health related sector with no prior experience in the field. This Certificate can be used to fill gaps in students' knowledge and skill sets around health specific content required for future educational endeavors. Students taking this Certificate will be able to garner specialized knowledge from a variety of health related disciplines. The Health Studies Certificate will provide students with the flexibility to advance their knowledge in related health fields that can advance their professional development needs and provide the opportunity to earn a Certificate.
Who Should Take This Certificate?
Those interested in learning more about health and the intersectional relationship between health and healthcare management, health information management, health ethics, gerontology, psychology, interdisciplinary studies and communications. Students can select from a variety of health related streams to specialize their learning.
What Will You Learn?
Completion of the Health Studies certificate will provide students with an understanding of the health impacts on special populations, specific sectors and services designed to support healthy living.
- 1 required course
- 5 electives
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
- With 6 Grade 12 U or M credits
- A related professional development award
- Mature student status
Awards and Financial Aid