Social dimensions of health

The Social Dimensions of Health program centers on a unique training and research collaboration among the faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities, Education, and Human and Social Development, enabling students to work and study with faculty members who are both excellent teachers and actively engaged in cutting-edge research. Focused on independent graduate research and relevant yet flexible coursework, students in the SDH programs enjoy a perfect balance of hands-on experience and pertinent theory.

This unique approach to interdisciplinary health research makes the SDH programs the perfect academic home for a variety of students with a shared passion for health research. Whether they enroll as first-year graduate students seeking future employment in the health sector or working professionals wishing to improve their skills, students graduate from the SDH programs as competent, well-trained health research specialists able to apply their skills in meaningful ways.