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A Professional Degree Providing Strong Research Methodology Skills

Master of Health Science (MHSc) applicants must have an MD or equivalent, including dentistry or veterinary medicine, and will learn skills that can be applied to their academic and clinical interests, bolstering their research abilities and opportunities.

Students who have completed the MHSc have gone on to a wide range of careers including:

  • Infectious disease specialist
  • Data managers
  • Neurologists

MHSc graduates credit the program with giving them the skills to become better researchers, in turn, allowing them to find evidence-based solutions to complex health problems that are now helping people around the world.

Our graduates are employed by leading organizations such as:

  • Stanford University
  • BC Children’s Hospital
  • CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network

Learn more about this 30-credit program and how to apply here.

With the MHSc, I became a lot more marketable – you’re a surgeon, but with a research background.

– Dr. Andrew Thamboo, MHSc alumni

(Read more of Dr. Thamboo’s experience here).

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