Our programs, offered in both official languages, cover several fields in the health sciences. The quality of teaching and the expertise of its professors contribute to our wide recognition.
Explore our programs
Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc)
Enables students to study health from an interdisciplinary perspective. Future health professionals will be challenged to understand biological, environmental and social factors, both in isolation and as interactive health determinants.
BHSc, Technologies and Innovation in Healthcare and MHSc, Occupational Therapy
Provides students with theoretical knowledge and applied skills of health technologies, as well as occupational therapy, both an art and a science whose aim is to prevent, re-establish and promote health.
Open to all eligible uOttawa students, to expose students to the interactions of bioscience, social and environmental health determinants and their combined influences on health, disease, disability, longevity and health equity.
Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics (BScHK)
Emphasizes the biophysical sciences of human kinetics, with a focus on the role that biological, anatomical, musculoskeletal, and neuro-motor systems have on motor performance, and the impact of sport and physical activity on the body.
Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics (BScHK) Applied Studies in Kinesiology
Kinesiology involves the application of principles from biomechanics, physiology, and motor behaviour to improve peoples’ functional movement, motor performance, and to manage and prevent injury and disease.
Emphasizes the social sciences aspects of physical activity, sport, active leisure and health. It provides the knowledge and skills required to play a leading role in developing, promoting and implementing programs, policies and positive lifestyle behaviours for different populations in a variety of settings.
Emphasizes on the social sciences aspects of physical activity, sport, active leisure and health, as well as occupational therapy, both an art and a science whose aim is to prevent, re-establish and promote health.
Minor in Studies of Social Issues in Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure
Open to all eligible uOttawa students, this Minor offers an opportunity to improve your knowledge and skills in critical analysis of sport, physical activity and leisure to help you become an actor of social change in, and through, sport, physical activity and leisure.
Offered jointly with two Ottawa-area colleges in both official languages. The program seeks to prepare the next generation of nurses to offer high-quality nursing care and assume leadership roles within the health care system.
Please note that the Second Entry program is under revision and is not accepting applications at this time.
Honours Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences (BFNSc)
The foods we eat are essential to maintaining the health of individuals and populations. Students will have an in-depth knowledge of the sciences underlying the production, consumption and metabolism of food, as well as their effects on health, disease prevention and management.
Honours Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences - Dietetics (BFNSc)
This professional dietetic education program is an accredited program, and recognized by the Partnership for Nutrition Education and Practice (PFPN), that prepares students for admission to a provincial dietetic regulatory body.