Why Study at uLethbridge

As a graduate student at the University of Lethbridge, you’ll find yourself at the centre of a student-focused environment that nurtures innovation, critical thinking and creativity.
At the U of L, we are committed to helping every one of our students thrive. From aiding with financial support to one-on-one mentorship to individualized career advice, you’ll find support every step of the way.

As a student at the U of L, you are viewed as a partner and a colleague. You’ll be given opportunities to collaborate and share your unique ideas, ask questions and find answers. By convocation, the majority of our graduate students have either presented or published their findings, with more than 50 per cent publishing as the first author.

About Lethbridge

A city of nearly 100,000 residents, Lethbridge is located in southern Alberta and is a short distance from the Rocky Mountains, Calgary and the U.S. border. We are one of Canada’s sunniest cities and the warm westerly Chinook winds give Lethbridge some of the most moderate winters in Western Canada.

Why Choose the University of Lethbridge?

  • Affordable tuition rates for outstanding programs offered by award-winning faculty.

  • Friendly and safe university and community.

  • Access to advanced technology and state-of-the-art facilities.

  • Comprehensive student services designed to help you succeed in meeting your academic, personal, and career goals.

  • You can work during your studies and apply to work in Canada for up to three years after graduation.

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Certificate

University of Lethbridge

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate i ... [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (GCHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. This certificate is primarily designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree in health care or management, who are working full-time and would like to move into (or have recently been promoted into) a managerial role.

This program provides basic management knowledge for practitioners and entry-level managers in the health sector. The focus is on providing students with the knowledge necessary to enter a management position in the Canadian healthcare system. The GCHSM is available for students who wish to increase their knowledge level but may be unable to, or are cautious about, committing to a full Master’s degree.... [-]

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MSc

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The University of Lethbridge is ranked as one of the most research-intensive universities for its size in Canada. Faculty members in Health Sciences have active research ... [+]

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The University of Lethbridge is ranked as one of the most research-intensive universities for its size in Canada. Faculty members in Health Sciences have active research programs that examine health, wellness, and quality of life within a variety of populations. We also research health systems, services, and policies. We actively engage MSc students in our research activities and provide mentorship in a wide range of methodologies.

As an MSc student in our program, you will learn applied research skills and gain the hands-on research experience you need to compete for research careers in government, industry, the health-care system, non-profit organizations, and universities. During our 2-year program, you will complete 4 core courses and a thesis under the direction of an academic supervisor and thesis committee.The full-time or part-time study is available to students. Four courses are required in the first year:... [-]

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September 2020
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24 - 48 months
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University of Lethbridge

The Nursing major in the Master of Science program provides students with solid groundwork in conducting nursing research. It also establishes a foundation regarding the ... [+]

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The Nursing major in the Master of Science program provides students with solid groundwork in conducting nursing research. It also establishes a foundation regarding the uptake of knowledge (knowledge transference) to clinical practice.

If you are currently an RN, RNP, or RPN in Canada, please apply to the Master of Nursing program.

The full-time or part-time study is available to students. Four courses are required in the first year:

HLSC 5100: Research Methods (Fall term) HLSC 5200: Philosophy of Inquiry (Fall term) HLSC 5300: Advanced Statistics (Spring term) HLSC 5400: Advanced Qualitative Analysis (Spring term)

Statistics also has an additional three-hour lab. Students must maintain a minimum grade of 2.7 (B-) in all courses. For graduation, students must have a minimum cumulative program grade point average of 3.0 (B).... [-]

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September 2020
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24 - 48 months
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Master

University of Lethbridge

The Master of Health Services Management (MHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. The MHSM program is designed to p ... [+]

The Master of Health Services Management (MHSM) is jointly offered by the Dhillon School of Business and the Faculty of Health Sciences. The MHSM program is designed to provide interdisciplinary knowledge and experience for health care practitioners and entry-level managers in the health sector who wish to move into more senior positions. The focus is therefore on providing students with the knowledge necessary to become effective managers in the Canadian healthcare system. Development of applied research, critical thinking, and decision-making skills is embedded throughout the program, culminating with application in an integrated experience point project.

MHSM is a cohort-based, part-time program that is offered at the Calgary campus of the University of Lethbridge. The program is delivered in a compressed format using a combination of blended learning techniques, distance delivery, and residential (face-to-face) sessions. The delivery model allows students to attend graduate school while continuing to work. This is a particularly important feature for students who must maintain practice credentials.... [-]

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The purpose of this program is to meet the demand for an accessible and relevant Master of Nursing (MN) degree that addresses the needs of adult learners in the nursing p ... [+]

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The purpose of this program is to meet the demand for an accessible and relevant Master of Nursing (MN) degree that addresses the needs of adult learners in the nursing profession who wish to continue life-long learning, gain additional credentials, and become leaders in nursing practice, education and research.

The Master of Nursing program has been designed to meet the needs of degree-holders who are regulated members in good standing in a Canadian jurisdiction on the Registered Nurse, Psychiatric Nurse, Graduate Nursing Practitioner, or Nurse Practitioner Register. Potential students may be working in a variety of roles and wish to increase their education to further their employment options. We anticipate that our graduates will become employed in nursing education or a variety of other roles within the health care delivery system.... [-]

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September 2020
English
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24 - 48 months
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PhD

University of Lethbridge

The Ph.D. in Population Studies in Health is interdisciplinary in nature and delivered jointly by the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Arts and Science. Stud ... [+]

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The Ph.D. in Population Studies in Health is interdisciplinary in nature and delivered jointly by the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Arts and Science. Students in this program are normally supervised by Faculty members in the Health Sciences and Social Science disciplines.

Students registered in the Population Studies in Health will examine the intersection between the contexts in which individuals, families, and communities live and work, and experience health and wellbeing. Specifically, the major focuses on:1. Identifying the complex structural factors and resources that impact health equity: Students will be exposed to theoretical frameworks linked to the health status of populations, including the social and ecological determinants of health.... [-]

Canada Lethbridge
September 2020
English
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48 months
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