Whether your goal is to treat injuries, connect families and individuals with supports, keep neighborhoods safe, or support the development of our youngest citizens, we can prepare you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to make a difference.

As the demand for health care, community service and public safety workers continues to grow, the Faculty of Health and Community Studies is the place for you to gain the knowledge you need. Our programs focus on building strong, safe communities, families and individuals. Dedicated faculty members lead dynamic and engaging learning environments that inspire students to make a difference in the lives of the clients they serve.

Through a blend of traditional classroom experiences, field and clinical opportunities, simulated environments and distance learning, we equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in multidisciplinary health or community settings, to change lives, to transform communities.

Our vision

The Faculty of Health and Community Studies is home to a diverse range of innovative programs that prepare students for dynamic careers in health, community and public safety sectors. Our Faculty continues to be recognized for its teaching and research leadership that enhances the health, safety and well-being of our communities.

We are committed to:

  • Facilitating student learning through innovation and excellence in teaching, curricula and technology integration.
  • Preparing graduates with the knowledge, skills and attributes for successful careers and lifelong learning.
  • Maintaining strong connections with and being responsive to our communities of practice.
  • Fostering integrity, responsibility and ethical practice.
  • Demonstrating appreciation for diversity that enriches and contextualizes our work with students, colleagues and communities.
  • Engaging in scholarly activity to inform and enrich our teaching, professional practice and knowledge in our disciplines.