The Graduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences in western university provides learners with the opportunity to develop both a comprehensive understanding of health systems and in-depth knowledge in one area of concentration. The program is responsive to the current educational needs in a rapidly changing health landscape. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to grow as leaders, interdisciplinary colleagues and advocates of health.
The online diploma program offers students flexibility of time and location; learners can customize their course load and program duration (within a five-year period).
Western University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. Set along the banks of the Thames River in the thriving city of London, Ontario it is conveniently located within a two-hour drive from Toronto, Windsor, and Detroit, Michigan.
Founded in 1878, the university is a vibrant centre for learning where students enjoy a diversified academic and social life.
Western offers a full slate of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Its modular degree structure allows students to customize their degrees in its faculties – Arts & Humanities, Ivey Business School, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information & Media Studies, Law, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Don Wright Faculty of Music, Science, and Social Science, as well as Western Continuing Studies and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Western has identified eight areas of strategic research strength: imaging, neuroscience/brain and mind, environmental sustainability and green energy, materials and biomaterials, wind engineering and natural disaster mitigation, philosophy of science, planetary science and exploration, and musculoskeletal health.
Western is home to world-class research facilities, including the Brain and Mind Institute, WindEEE Research Institute, Robarts Research Institute, and Rotman Institute of Philosophy that continue to increase collaboration between researchers, students, industry, and community. These collaborative efforts allow Western to train the next generation of leaders while helping address critical issues affecting populations around the world.
Western’s outstanding selection of humanities programs and courses helps students learn critical thinking and leadership skills including communications, problem-solving and working collaboratively – skills that are increasingly in demand by employers.