Applied Health Sciences (MA/MSc)

Students in this program take part in a unique educational experience. This combines mentorship of the student by a faculty supervisor and extensive small-group work with fellow students and faculty. Students will gain in-depth training, knowledge and research experience through their thesis work while also benefiting from the broad, cross-disciplinary approach followed in the course work. The advanced course work and strong research experience are intended to prepare students to continue their graduate training at the doctoral level. Students will also be prepared to pursue the wide variety of career possibilities in health, kinesiology, recreation and sport management.


Master of Arts

  • Community Health
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Leisure Studies
  • Nursing
  • Sport Management

Master of Science

  • Health Science
  • Kinesiology

Entry point:

  • September


  • Thesis – 6 terms (2 year)

This program is funded for the defined length above as outlined on our financial page.

Application deadline:

  • February 15th

*Please note* – Applications for the Fall 2022 entry point are open now.

Admission requirements

  1. Check the university requirements and the program requirements.
  2. Complete the online application and submit the non-refundable application fee.
  3. You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
    • Two references are required.
    • A statement of intent, a free form letter or essay, of no more than two pages in length, in which applicants indicate their career aspirations/plans, specific research interests, and experience relevant to the program
    • Prospective students are required to make personal contact with potential supervisors as part of the application process

Career outcomes

  • PhD in Applied Health Sciences
  • Health Researcher
  • Health and Sport Administrator
  • Health professional
  • Health and sport analyst
  • Positions in hospitals and clinics
  • Sports teams