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Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Child Health It’s your degree. Create your future.

“The Child Health program offers a perspective on health that is not available at many Universities, the program combines health science with psychology under a child focused umbrella. You will learn from great professors, interact with many different health professionals, and gain practical learning experience through various interactive courses. This is a degree in all areas of health! ”

Nastasia Irons Bachelor of Arts in Child Health (2009) Naturopathic Doctor Candidate

The only Bachelor of Arts in Child Health degree in Canada, this unique program examines how principles of health and wellness combined with theories of child development, enhance understanding of the health of children and adolescents.

Program Description

Admission Requirements

• Pursue courses from Community Health and Child and Youth Studies, including Child and Youth Development, Childhood and Society, The Health of Children and Nutrition.

• English (ENG4U) • Biology (SBI4U) • Recommended: one 3U math • Average in the high 70s

• Use the fourth year internship to gain practical experience in a professional child health environment. • Explore child health from multiple perspectives: physical, mental, emotional, and social.

Contact Maryann Polce-Gordon Undergraduate Coordinator 905.688.5550 x4790

Please contact the Office of Admissions for all applications and admissions questions:

Our Grads... their Careers • Child Life Specialist • Early Child Educator • Pediatric Occupational Therapist • Teacher

“Brock combined crucial and extremely interesting aspects of child and youth development along with health and psychological portions as well, turning Child Health into one great degree”.

• Health Promoter • Naturopathy

Laura Ransan Child Health, Class of 2013