Health Science Programs

The University of Saskatchewan offers students one of the broadest arrays of health science programs in Canada, and provides a strong foundation for undergraduate and graduate courses. The identity of the health science units will continue to be preserved through links to their respective professional bodies and professions. The distinct accreditation standards for each health science discipline will ensure all programs are of the highest quality. 

Units in the health sciences will:

  • maintain administrative independence of their curricula and academic matters,
  • control of a significant portion of resources to deliver individual programs,
  • provide continuing education beyond the degree, and
  • determine their graduate programming and research focus.
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.

 

Programs:

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
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. 

 

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Kinesiology
  • Combined Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Kinesiology/Bachelor of Education (BEd)
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
College of Medicine

The 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.

 

Programs:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
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.

 

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSN) in Nursing
  • Post-Degree Bachelor of Science (PDBSN) in Nursing
  • Master of Nursing (MN)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing
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.

 

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSP) in Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Nutrition
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Pharmacy 
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Nutrition 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nutrition
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.

 

Programs:

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Small Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Veterinary Biomeidcal Sciences
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Veterinary Microbiology
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Veterinary Pathology
  • Master of Veterinary Science (MVetSci) in Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Master of Veterinary Science (MVetSci) in Small Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Master of Veterinary Science (MVetSci) in Veterinary Pathology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Large Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Small Animal Clinical Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Veterinary Micriobiology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Veterinary Pathology
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.

 

Programs:

  • Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)
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. 

 

Programs:

  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Biostatistics
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics 
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Vaccinology and Immunotherapeutics
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology