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Expand your health expertise with a Health Studies certificate

There’s a whole world of health information out there for you to discover. Need to boost your knowledge or training in a few different health sectors? The Chang School’s Certificate in Health Studies could be just what you’re looking for.

Our Health Studies certificate provides specialized knowledge in sought-after health-related disciplines. Curate a selection of courses from our other health-related Chang School certificate programs, including Health Informatics, Health Services Management, Ethics, Psychology, and Aging and Gerontology. You’ll end up with a wide breadth of professional health knowledge, along with a healthcare certificate to add to your resumé.

Looking to get into the corporate side of the health sector? We offer courses in professional communication and presentations, healthcare interoperability, the management cycle, health policy, and project management.

More into psychology? Enjoy coursework about a fascinating array of subjects like the psychology of health care; drugs and human behaviour; death, dying, and bereavement; adjustment, stress, and coping; and psychological disorders.

The Health Studies certificate gives you covetable skills in tech as well, providing training in healthcare information analysis and human-computer interfaces in healthcare.

And, if one of your courses really resonates with you, then you can eventually pursue the certificate in that subject to really boost your career opportunities and skill set to the maximum. Our certificate is online, so you can complete the courses at your own pace. Plus, our instructors are keen to support you, every step of the way.

Let’s begin your health education today. We’re here to help you make it happen.


Who should take this Health Studies certificate?

  • You’d like to transition your career into a health-related sector
  • You want to learn more about health and the intersectional relationship between health and healthcare management, health information management, health ethics, gerontology, psychology, interdisciplinary studies, and communications
  • You’re planning on pursuing more health education and want to fill in the gaps in your health-related knowledge and skill sets

What will you learn while taking the Health Studies certificate?

You’ll learn how to:

  • Understand the health impacts on special populations, specific sectors, and services designed to support healthy living

Certificate Requirements

  • 1 required course
  • 5 electives
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+

Admission Criteria


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
    • With 6 Grade 12 U or M credits


  • A related professional development award


Mature student status

If you’re an undergraduate student, you should be aware of possible certificate restrictions. For complete details, check Curriculum Advising.


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You may only select one of CCMN 279 or CCMN 314.
You may only select one of CPHL 302 or CPHL 509.
You may only select one of CPSY 102 or CPSY 105.