Our program integrates vital health knowledge from across the life sciences, social sciences and humanities.

We offer hands-on, cross-disciplinary learning to prepare students for meeting the challenges faced by our healthcare system in the 21st century.

At Mount Allison, students can pursue Health Studies as a minor, or as part of the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree in Health Studies.

Interdisciplinary Health Studies is available as:

  • BASc major (87 credits)
  • BASc honours (93 credits)
  • Minor (24 credits)

Our students pursue a variety of different career paths, including:

  • medicine
  • health promotion
  • public health and policy-related positions
  • health law
  • advocacy and non-profit social justice work
  • global health and international development
  • occupational therapy
  • social work
  • counselling

Our interdisciplinary faculty team includes award-winning health scholars who have hands-on experience in health research, care delivery, and community-based prevention.

Health Studies students at Mount Allison are encouraged to explore their career interests through participation in campus clubs and societies, guest lectures, research assistantships, health internships, and more.

Health Studies & Healthcare News

Gender Affirming Care Clinic at Mount Allison University now available to the wider region 
Clinic open to Mount Allison community and residents of New Brunswick and those with other provincial health coverage 
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching and Learning
Mount Allison departments collaborate to establish new programs
Mount Allison donors support vital student internships 

Experiential learning opportunities for students continue to grow

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