Health and Community Studies
The Faculty of Health and Community Studies offers a diverse range of programs designed to prepare students for careers that will change lives and impact society. Student learning is facilitated through innovation and excellence in teaching, curricula, and technology integration. Our labs, clinics, and other unique learning spaces are designed to maximize practical learning through the guidance and support of faculty. We are committed to preparing graduates with the knowledge, skills, and attributes for successful careers and lifelong learning.
The Faculty of Health and Community Studies has an established history of working collaboratively with communities – locally, provincially, nationally, and internationally. Our programs are engaged in a broad range of community activities that include research, field placement, volunteer initiatives, guest speakers, and information sharing. Our faculty engage in scholarly activity to inform and enrich their teaching, professional practice, and knowledge within their disciplines. We foster integrity, responsibility, and ethical practice and strive to demonstrate an appreciation for diversity to enrich our work with students, colleagues, and communities.
Our vision is to enhance the health, safety, and well-being of our communities. Our programs in public safety, human services, and allied health provide you with an education to empower you to effectively support the people and communities around you.
Fred McGinn, PhD (Southern Illinois, Carbondale)
Sharon Hobden, M.Ed. (Alberta)
Cassie Prochnau, MScOT (Alberta)