• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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.
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Overview

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. 

 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).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • 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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    84

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
  • Grade 12 U Biology (SBI4U or equivalent)
  • Four additional Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
  • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17420 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8710 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3605 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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