What will I learn?

In our Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) in Community Health program, award-winning educators and researchers integrate the latest advancements and knowledge into courses about the social and physical factors that influence the health status of communities. Communities are often defined by location but can also be defined by groups of people connected through identity or purpose.

In this program you’ll have the flexibility to conduct research and/or have experiential learning opportunities in a practicum placement allowing you to pursue your specific interests in community or Community Health.

Program Highlights

Community Health is a dynamic field and your professors will always integrate the latest scientific advancements and knowledge into their courses.
Connect with your fellow students and create opportunities to grow and succeed in your field through the Health Studies Student Association.

SAMPLE CAREER OPTIONS

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

biostatistician
chiropractor
epidemiologist
health and safety coordinator
health educator/promoter
massage therapist
midwife
naturopath
nurse
occupational therapist
physician
physiotherapist
public health analyst/planner
public health inspector
public health program manager

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Human and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$27,860.00 (16,40,754) per year
Full-time tuition: CAN $27,860 - CAN $31,930. Please note this fee is for 2020 - 2021 and subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

3 January 2022

Venue

Brantford Campus

20 Charlotte Street,

BRANTFORD,

Ontario (ON),

N3T 2Y3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent qualification. English language requirement: Internet-based testing (TOEFL iBT): an overall score of 83 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each component; Paper-based testing: 560 overall, IELTS: An academic score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum of 6.0 in each band, PTE: 59 overall or higher, CAE: Overall score of 176.

For international students

Minimum admission range: low 70s.
Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: mid 80s.
English at 60%.
Advanced Functions, Biology and Chemistry each at 60%.
All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

English Proficiency

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Internet-based testing (TOEFL iBT): an overall score of 83 or higher with a minimum score of 20 in each component; Paper-based testing: 560 or higher.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - An academic score of 6.5 or higher with a minimum of 6.0 in each band.

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - 70 overall or higher (each band 60 or higher).

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 59 overall or higher.

Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) - Overall score of 176.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Algonquin College
  • Fleming College
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About Wilfrid Laurier University

Studying at Laurier goes beyond being a great student at a top-rated university; it’s about being ready to take on whatever the future holds.

  • 95% graduates secured employment or went on to PG studies
  • 1:25 faculty to student ratio
  • Home of Canada’s largest business degree co-op program
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