Graduate Programs in Health Sciences

Carleton University’s Department of Health Sciences offers five graduate programs including; the thesis-based MSc and PhD in Health Sciences, and the collaborative MSc in Health: Science, Technology and Policy, as well as two Graduate Diplomas in Health: Science, Technology and Policy.

These programs are designed to meet a growing need for interdisciplinary health research and skills in knowledge translation and data analysis. The interdisciplinary nature of these programs ensures research spans health disciplines, are informed by expert faculty and external partners across health sectors and fields of research, and that knowledge is communicated to stakeholders across scientific and broader health communities.

Career Options

The disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary skills gained through the graduate programs in Department of Health Sciences open the door for diverse career paths in education and academia (including scientific research), clinical health careers, the public sector (including public health agencies and non-governmental organizations), the private sector (including pharmaceutical and medical research companies), and with non-profit agencies (including health research institutions, charities, health communications and advocacy).