Diploma in Health Studies

Help shape a healthier society with your health studies bachelor’s degree from the University of Regina. You will learn about the social, psychological, Indigenous, and biological determinants of health and wellbeing and how to use the right tools to understand and evaluate health-related theory, research and policy. Take your first step towards a career in areas such as:

  • Policy development
  • Health promotion
  • Knowledge translation
  • Management
  • Programming

The Bachelor of Health Studies is jointly administered between the Faculty of Kinesiology and Health Studies and the Faculty of Arts in partnership with First Nations University of Canada.

In the health studies bachelor’s degree program, you will gain a broad understanding of how determinants of health shape the wellbeing of people, families and communities. This includes experiences of illnesses and diseases, but also what people need to live healthy lives.

You can also choose an optional concentration area in Indigenous Health and Well-Being offered through the First Nations University of Canada.

In addition, the undergraduate certificate in health studies or diploma in health studies can get you started, or help you ladder into the full bachelor’s program.

If you want to pursue a professional program, such as medicine physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, or dentistry the Bachelor of Health Studies provides you with flexibility through approved and open electives.

Get career-ready with a 15-week, full-time fieldwork experience, applying what you learned from studying this major.

U of R’s Health Studies programs provide multiple pathways to multiple career destinations in the health and human services sector. Come and find the pathway that’s right for you.

Certificate in Health Studies

Start your health studies journey with our one-year Certificate in Health Studies program. This certificate can be used to transition into the two-year diploma program, or the four-year bachelor’s degree program.

Diploma in Health Studies

Our two-year Diploma in Health Studies program provides you with an overview of more areas of health studies. You can use your diploma to transition into the four-year bachelor’s degree program.

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CA$25,050.4 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time