Athabasca University

Centre for Nursing and Health Studies

Master of Health Studies (MHS)


1 University Drive

Athabasca, AB



(800) 788-9041


(780) 675-6170

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Studies (MHS)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Health Studies (MHS) is open to all health professionals with an undergraduate degree in a health field. 

This program provides students with competencies to discern emerging trends and to anticipate future directions in health care; to provide leadership in health service planning implementation and evaluation; to manage change; to critique and develop health and social policy; and to develop successful research and project proposals. 

The Master of Health Studies is a 33 credit degree consisting of 11 courses, each worth 3 credits.

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