Global Health

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Program Details

Gain the biological, psychological and social knowledge required to address current and developing health issues that affect world populations. We focus on issues such as globalization, climate change, infectious diseases and environmental pollution context of the social and political factors that influence healthcare practices and policies.

Work Experience

Participate in a paid summer research internship or explore getting involved in research as part of the program curriculum. Your Capstone project will give you practical experience in research field placements to advance your personal and professional goals.

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Career Outcomes

Explore your passions, refine new skills and discover the career that’s right for you.

The concentrations in the BHSc program will prepare you for a diverse array of health-related careers and will provide excellent preparation for professional schools, graduate training or health-related employment opportunities.

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Sample Courses

HLTH 1002 - Health Science Communication

Introduction to using library, database and/or bioinformatics resources to develop informed verbal, non-verbal and written communication within the context of healthcare, public health and health research. Concepts in ethical scholarship, proper use of sources and plagiarism will be introduced.

HLTH 4301 - Pandemics and Infectious Disease

Factors that influence disease processes, including viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi and infectious agents, how these agents come to have the effects that they do in a given individual, how they spread within and how to limit their spread.

Visit the Undergraduate Calendar to view a comprehensive list of course offerings for this program and discover the exciting things Carleton students are learning in the classroom!

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