M.A. On Campus

Applied Health Sciences

24 months
5450 USD/year
5450 USD/year
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The Master's program in Applied Health Sciences at Brock University offers Master's of Arts degrees with the fields of Community Health, Health and Physical Education, Leisure Studies, Nursing, and Sport Management, and Master's of Science degrees with the fields of Health Sciences and Kinesiology.


Students receive a unique educational experience which combines mentorship of the student by a faculty supervisor and extensive small group work with fellow students and faculty from each of the five academic departments represented in the program: Community Health Sciences, Nursing, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies and Sport Management. Students will gain in-depth training, knowledge and research experience through their thesis work while also benefiting from the broad, cross-disciplinary approach followed in the course work. 

The advanced course of Applied Health Sciences work and strong research experience are intended to prepare students to continue their graduate training at the doctoral level. Brock University students will also be prepared to pursue the wide variety of career possibilities in health, kinesiology, recreation, and sport management.

The objectives of the program are: 

  •  to foster students' ability to do high quality, scientifically rigorous research in their discipline; 
  • to expand their understanding of concepts, theories and practices in their discipline such that they can successfully advance to doctoral studies; 
  • to provide the knowledge base and skills to analyze and evaluate programs, policies, environmental issues, and organizational structures related to applied health sciences; 
  • to enhance students' abilities to apply and disseminate new knowledge and practices to colleagues, practitioners, policy makers/analysts, and other professionals in applied health sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Current Issues in Applied Health Sciences Research
  • Qualitative Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Biostatistics in Applied Health Science Research
  • Quantitative Data Analysis and Interpretation: ANOVA Designs
  • Quantitative Data Analysis and Interpretation: Regression Designs
  • Power, Politics and Policy for Applied Health Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Please note that applications are accepted until the program is full.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to a Master’s program, a student will normally hold a four year degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited university with a minimum 75% (mid-B) average over the last two years of full-time undergraduate study.

You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
  • Three references are required.
  • A statement of intent, a free form letter or essay, of no more than two pages in length, in which applicants indicate their career aspirations/plans, specific research interests, and experience relevant to the program
  • Prospective students are required to make personal contact with potential supervisors as part of the application process

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2725 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2725 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for St. Catharines

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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