Health Sciences Colleges and Schools
College of Dentistry
The College of Dentistry is a dynamic college with a reputation for excellence. Their mission is to educate dentists to provide high quality oral health care to the people of Saskatchewan and to advance clinical and scientific knowledge through research.Visit the College of Dentistry website
College of Kinesiology
The College of Kinesiology is committed to the preparation of graduates with a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the role of physical activity in optimizing the health and physical performance of individuals of all ages and abilities. Scholarly enquiry in the college focuses on understanding the interplay between physical activity, growth and development; the role of physical activity in the primary and secondary prevention of disease; musculoskeletal health; and the behavourial factors that influence and promote adherence to physical activity. Graduates are prepared for a wide variety of opportunities in health related fields, educational, sport and community settings as well as for further studies in the health professions.
College of Medicine
The University of Saskatchewan's College of Medicine improves health through excellence in education, research and clinical care. Students, faculty, staff and the public take pride in this integrated environment of scholarly inquiry dedicated to serving the people of Saskatchewan, Canada and beyond.
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing is a world leader in educating nurses in interprofessional health care, research, practice, innovation, capacity building and policy development. Through the creation and integration of knowledge from research, education and practice, the College of Nursing aims to strengthen nursing, health, and the health care system.
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition develops skilled and caring pharmacy and nutrition professionals and scientists. Their objective is to create knowledge through excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, outreach and engagement that will improve the health of individuals and communities. Faculty, students and staff aspire to learn, discover and share knowledge in pharmacy and nutrition that advances the health of the people of Saskatchewan and beyond.
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine provides exceptional veterinary education in western Canada and acts as a centre of veterinary expertise and research. As part of its mission, the college contributes to research that focuses on food animals, companion animals, laboratory animals and wildlife. These fall under the disciplines of clinical and biomedical sciences, comparative medicine, livestock production and management, animal welfare, public health and environmental health.
School of Physical Therapy
The School of Physical Therapy is an academic unit within the College of Medicine that offers a Master of Physical Therapy program. The primary purpose of physical therapy is to prevent or alleviate movement dysfunction and to promote maximal physical independence and function. In addition to the education program, faculty are involved in a number of research areas. Success of research projects have led to the development of community programs aimed at a better quality of life through improved physical function and activity.
School of Public Health
With an emphasis on human-animal interface of disease, and vaccinology and immunotherapeutics, the School of Public Health is positioned to make an impact on issues that are important to communities in Saskatchewan and around the globe. Programs are designed to provide graduate students with an array of training, research and applied health practice opportunities. Administration of the School of Public Health is independent of the Council of Health Science Deans.
Department of Clinical Psychology
Clinical psychology is a broad field of practice and research within the discipline of psychology, which applies psychological principles to the assessment, prevention, amelioration, and rehabilitation of psychological disorders, disability, dysfunctional behaviour, and health-risk behaviour, and to the enhancement of psychological and physical well-being. Clinical psychology includes both scientific research, focusing on the search for general principles, and clinical service, focusing on the study and care of patients, and information gathered from each of these activities influences practice and research.