Find your edge in UVic's School of Public Health and Social Policy.

Are you passionate about contributing to the health and well-being of communities? Do you want to help reduce inequity in health care access?

Our BA in Health and Community Services will help prepare you for a career providing effective, inclusive and community-sensitive services. Our programs are primarily online, letting you learn where you live.

Our program focuses on community-based approaches to health promotion, disease and injury prevention and the coordinated provision of effective health and community services.
—Joan Bowles, program manager

Our skills-based curriculum includes core courses in health and community services, practicum placements to put your learning to work and a concentration in one of the following applied areas of focus:

  • Disability Studies
  • Indigenous peoples' Health
  • Ageing
  • International/Global Health and Human Development

For more information, see the BA program plan.