Creating a healthier future for the aging population
By 2050, more than one-fifth of the global population will be over 60 years old. The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences offers the first collaborative PhD program in Canada with a focus on aging, health and well-being. This doctoral program provides an interdisciplinary platform for the investigation of issues related to the health and well-being of our aging population.
Program overview and highlights
- Students can register in any department/school in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences:
- Program format provides opportunities for cross-departmental collaborations, access to diverse course offerings and resources including dissertation committee members who can add unique perspectives in addressing emerging research problems.
Admission and degree requirements
- PhD Kinesiology - Aging, Health and Well-being
- PhD Recreation and Leisure Studies - Aging, Health and Well-being
- PhD Public Health and Health Systems - Aging, Health and Well-being
The Graduate Studies Academic Calendar contains the official degree requirements for the Aging, Health and Well-being programs in each of the departments.