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Bachelor of Health Sciences – Workplace Health and Wellness

Humber College’s Bachelor of Health Sciences – Workplace Health and Wellness degree program is a unique honours program, the first of its kind in Canada. You will explore various specialized areas including the most current developments in evidence-informed, interprofessional practice within a business-oriented framework.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,710 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

This Humber College’s Bachelor of Health Sciences – Workplace Health and Wellness degree program is multi-disciplinary in nature, drawing from the fields of leadership; mental, physical, and psychological health; business and communication; and knowledge translation. All combined, students acquire the competencies to deliver proactive, effective workplace health and wellness programs within organizational settings. Together, these programs will promote employee health, workplace culture, employee engagement and retention.

Principles of equity, effective change management, diversity, ethical and legal practices, and knowledge translation are the foundation of your learning.

A team approach to learning collaboratively is key and is emphasized in the classroom.

Courses included:

  • The Human Body and Disease
  • Health and Wellness Concepts
  • Working in Health and Wellness
  • Academic Writing and Critical Reasoning: Multiculturalism
  • Environmental Health
  • Reflective and Critical Practice
  • Business Communications
  • Mathematics for Health Sciences

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Career

Growing research supports the benefits and return on investment for workplace wellness programs, therefore Canadian employers are increasing their interest and investment in these initiatives.

Graduates will be competitive candidates for health and wellness positions in an array of workplaces. Possible employment opportunities include working as an entrepreneur in the workplace health and wellness industry or working as a member of a health and wellness team within privately funded (i.e., corporate wellness programs) and publicly funded programs (i.e., public health).

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