Future undergraduate students

Help people live happier, healthier lives.

In the Faculty of Health, you'll study health from all angles.

Then you'll apply what you learn to prevent and treat health problems, promote healthy lifestyles, and improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.

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Health undergraduate programs

Whether you're considering a career in medicine, physiotherapy, health policy or promotion, community programming – or you just know you want a career you love, making peoples' lives better – our programs can help you get there.

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Learn about the career paths some of our Faculty of Health alumni have taken and see our graduation statistics to find out what our most recent graduating class is up to one year after completing our program.

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As a Faculty of Health student at the University of Waterloo, you have two great ways to study: co-op or regular. 

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Student life

We pride ourselves on providing an outstanding student experience - both inside and outside the classroom. At Waterloo, there are lots of opportunities to get involved and have new experiences.

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Tuition and scholarships

Learn about funding and awards available.

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Visit us

Book a tour (in person or virtual) and get more details about upcoming events and information sessions.

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Jason, Public Health Co-op

Meet current students

"What I really like is the flexibility of the program. There are lots of electives, and the final year is entirely electives."

Between adding an Aging Studies Option, a Health Research Specialization, and even a Japanese Language diploma, studying Public Health has given Jason the freedom to explore his curiosity. Add to that co-op experiences in hospitals, government, and research, and his future is full of possibilities. 

Meet other current students 


Questions about courses, programs, requirements, or careers?

Contact Clare Stevens, our Faculty of Health recruitment co-ordinator, who can answer any questions you have.