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Help keep more people healthier, longer by studying in our Faculty

At the Faculty of Health, you will meet students with varied interests and academic backgrounds. They have chosen our Faculty to acquire much more than a deep understanding of specific health and human science disciplines – they are also gaining insights into the broad factors determining the health of individuals, communities and whole populations through programs that range from the molecular to the global. The knowledge our students gain leads to exciting career options and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. Help keep more people healthier, longer by studying in our Faculty.

Our goal is to provide you, and every student, with an engaging environment for learning and discovery.

Programs and Admissions

York’s Faculty of Health provides students with an engaging environment for learning and discovery, a variety of options including flexible programs, specialty certificates and practicum placements in some programs.

Our classrooms range from laboratories and sports fields to clinics and community settings. And our faculty members include world-renowned educators, researchers, and policy makers who are dedicated to your development.

School of Health Policy & Management
School of Kinesiology & Health Science
School of Nursing
Department of Psychology
Global Health

Admission Requirements

We welcome applications to our programs from students with a variety of academic backgrounds and personal experiences.

To be admitted to York University you must meet the University’s general
requirements which include: Ontario Secondary School Diploma OSSD and
six 4U or 4M courses, including ENG4U, all Faculty or program-specific
prerequisites. Francophone applicants may present FRA4U, FEF4U or FIF4U.

We accept a combination of U and M courses. We may offer you early
conditional admission if you have strong Grade 11 finals and/or interim
Grade 12 results. Note: To take MCV4U, you must take MHF4U either
before or while taking MCV4U.

To gain admittance to the Faculty of Health, you may need to meet further
requirements depending on the program to which you have applied.

The chart below is designed for applicants currently studying in an Ontario High School.

Program Requirements

Program Requirements
Health Studies (SHPM) General Requirements
Grade 12 U Math is strongly recommended
Kinesiology & Health Science BA: General requirements
Grade 12U Math plus one of 12U
Biology, 12U Chemistry or 12U Physics
BSc: Grade 12 U Math
Grade 12 U Chemistry OR Physics
Nursing Grade 12 U Math
Grade 12 U Biology
Grade 12 U Chemistry OR Physics
Psychology BA: General requirements as above
BSc: Grade 12 U Math
Grade 12 U Chemistry OR Physics
Global Health BA Specialized Honours:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
six 4U or 4M courses, including ENG4U, one
4U Math and one 4U Science (one of 12U
Biology, 12U Chemistry or 12U Physics).BSc Specialized Honours:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
six 4U or 4M courses, including ENG4U,
MHF4U and one other 4U math (MCV4U
recommended), SCH4U OR SPH4U.Alternate Admissions
Students from alternate pathways are also
encouraged to apply and will be subject to
meeting Grade 12 U/M prerequisites or
equivalent for mathematics and science.
Examples of students from alternate
backgrounds include mature students,
transfer students and students from
outside of Ontario.

If you are not currently in an Ontario High School, please visit York’s Admission Requirements page.

Tuition Fees and Expenses

To help with your financial planning we have provided a chart that outlines tuition fees and expenses for a typical academic year.

Financial Aid

York University is committed to ensuring you’ll have the potential to receive the maximum financial support available for your individual need, whether it be through bursaries, government funding or on campus part-time job.

Parents and Family

We know that preparing for first year can sometimes be stressful, and that the transition to university isn’t always easy but it is and exciting time, so we’re committed to providing parents and family relevant and timely information to help their son or daughter make the best choices.

Student Life

Being at university is more than just classes and books it’s about creating your own destiny and seeking success on your own terms.

Get to know people by getting involved! The Office of Student and Academic Services (OSAS) is looking for volunteers. You can also be a leader and an Ambassador for your faculty, or get involved with one of the faculties student clubs. There is also the opportunity to get involved and be a leader for York.

Fitness

York offers extensive sport programs, fitness classes and recreation programs. Visit the Sport & Recreation website for more detail.

York also offers free admission to York Lions regular season home games. Visit the York Lions website and get in on the action!

Visit our Campus

Come meet our student ambassadors, talk with professors and recruiting staff !

The Faculty of Health is located on Keele campus of York University. General campus tours are available through York University’s Central Liaison Office Monday to Friday. Book a visit online at
www.yorku.ca/futurestudents/tour.

The Faculty of Health will be represented at on-campus events such as Fall Campus Day, March Break week and April Gala. Visit York University Admissions online for more details on upcoming events: www.yorku.ca/futurestudents/events

High School Visits

York’s Student Recruitment Officers visit high schools across the province on a regular basis Check here to see if your high school is one of them!

Careers in Health

A guide to careers for Kinesiology & Health Science Majors A guide to careers for Health Policy & Management Majors A guide to careers for Psychology MajorsA guide to careers in Nursing

A guide to careers for Health Policy & Management Majors – Download PDF

A guide to careers for Kinesiology & Health Science Majors – Download PDF

A guide to careers for Psychology Majors – Download PDF

A guide to careers in NursingDownload PDF