Cape Breton University

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health)

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Program Information

School:Cape Breton University
Faculty:School of Education and Health
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Public Health Education and Promotion
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)
Public Health, Other
Description:Studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) at CBU offers a unique opportunity to impact quality of life for everyone around you. With the knowledge and skills learned here, you gain the ability to make a difference in a real community using modern facilities, working alongside experienced faculty. pecifically, the public health program at CBU focuses on environmental health.This segment of public health centres on keeping people healthy in the places they live, work and play. With an eclectic community coming from more than 40 countries collaborating and studying together in an island setting, health sciences in Cape Breton is a rich area for discovery.

Our program taps into the natural resources of our region, focusing on food safety, water and air quality, communicable disease control, and occupational health and safety.
URL:Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) at Cape Breton University
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Science 

Program requirements are as follows: 65% average, English 12 (academic or advanced), Math 12 (academic or advanced), 2 Science level courses, and 1 additional Grade 12 academic or advanced level course.


Additional Admission Requirements:

    If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU's English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed.


    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 26, 2021