Health and Aging

Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Health, Aging & Society

An interdisciplinary study of social and cultural aspects of health and/or aging.

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Degree Details

Master of Arts (M.A.)

The MA program in Health & Aging emphasizes the importance of formulating and conveying a critical analysis of contemporary issues and challenges with regard to health and/or aging. Students are encouraged to develop an independent program of research in health studies, aging studies or at the intersection of the two areas of study.

Areas of Research

  • Social-cultural dimensions of health and/or aging
  • Systems, services and policy
  • Environments and inequalities
  • Diversity and inclusion
Course Work plus Major Research Paper (1 year), Course Work plus Thesis (2 years)
Required Credential:
Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related field.
Program Type:
Thesis, Course based
Program Options:
Full-Time, Part-Time
Typical Entry:
Typical Deadline:
January 15th