Health and Rehab SciWestern Health Sciences

Graduate Program in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

The Graduate Program in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences combines disciplinary foundations with multidisciplinary breadth. The program fosters research that contributes to the theoretical and practical knowledge of the rehabilitation disciplines along with contributions to new, emerging aspects of health and rehabilitation that cross disciplinary boundaries. The depth and breadth of the fields of study offers a unique and innovative graduate program.

Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Master of Science (MSc)
    A two-year program that provides opportunities to study health and rehabilitation from a multidisciplinary or disciplinary perspective.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    A four-year program that trains future academics and researchers in health and rehabilitation fields to contribute to the rapid development of these fields.

Joint Programs

The joint Health Information Science programs with the Faculty of Information and Media Studies provide students with valuable skills to participate in health care delivery, health policy and planning, and cutting edge scholarship.

Combined Programs

  • Audiology (MClSc/PhD)
    A five-year program designed for students who wish to obtain both a research-based doctoral degree and professional qualifications to practice as a registered Audioligists.
  • Occupational Therapy (MScOT/PhD)
    A five-year program designed for students who wish to obtain both a research-based doctoral degree and professional qualifications to practice as a registered Occupational Therapist.
  • Physical Therapy (MPT/PhD)
    A five-year program designed for students who wish to obtain both a research-based doctoral degree and professional qualifications to practice as a registered Physical Therapist.
  • Speech-Language Pathology (MClSc/PhD)
    A five-year program designed for students who wish to obtain both a research-based doctoral degree and professional qualifications to practice as a registered Speech-Language Pathologist.