Health Programs Quick Reference

Direct Entry: A Direct Entry program allows students from high school to enter an undergraduate degree program directly in their first year of study.

Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer): A degree program which requires post-secondary coursework as a pre-requisite for admission. These programs prepare students for professional health careers and are not research intensive.

Graduate Professional Program: A professional program prepares a student for a particular profession and/or career. This type of program is not research intensive.

Graduate Research Program: A research intensive program that prepares students for further PhD level research.

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Undergraduate Degree: A 4-year undergraduate program preparing students with a Major or Honours specialization in a particular field.
Graduate Degree: A 1-2 year program requiring an Undergraduate degree for entry. There are both research and professional graduate programs.
 Prospective Aboriginal Applications: View guide for more information about the Aboriginal admissions process

 

Degree Type
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Audiology MSc Audiology
  PhD Audiology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Engineering MASc Biomedical Engineering
  MEng Biomedical Engineering
  PhD Biomedical Engineering
Cell and Developmental Biology MSc Cell and Developmental Biology
  PhD Cell and Developmental Biology
Cellular & Physiological Sciences BSc Cellular Anatomical & Physiological Sciences
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Clinical Psychology MA Psychology (Clinical Psychology stream)
  PhD Psychology (Clinical Psychology stream)
  MA Clinical Psychology (UBC-O)
  PhD Clinical Psychology (UBC-O)
  MA Psychological Science (UBC-O)
  PhD Psychological Science (UBC-O)
Counselling Psychology MA Counselling Psychology
  M.Ed Counselling Psychology
  PhD Counselling Psychology
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Dentistry BSc Entry-to-Practice Dental Hygiene
  DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
  MSc Craniofacial Science
  PhD Craniofacial Science
  Diploma in Endodontics
  Diploma in Orthodontics
  Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry
  Diploma in Periodontics
  Diploma in Prosthodontics
Genetics MSc Genetic Counselling
  MSc Medical Genetics
  PhD Medical Genetics
Interdisciplinary Oncology MSc Interdisciplinary Oncology
  PhD Interdisciplinary Oncology
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Kinesiology BKin Kinesiology
  MA Kinesiology
  MSc Kinesiology
  Mkin Kinesiology
  MHPCTL Master of High Performance Coaching & Technical Leadership
BHK Human Kinetics (UBC-O)
PhD Kinesiology
Laboratory Medicine BMLSc Medical Laboratory Science
  MSc in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  PhD Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medical Physics MSc Physics (Medical Physics stream)
  PhD Physics (Medical Physics stream)
  MSc Medical Physics (UBC-O)
  PhD Medical Physics (UBC-O)
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Medicine Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  MD/PhD Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy
  MSc Experimental Medicine
  PhD Experimental Medicine
Microbiology and Immunology MSc and PhD – Microbiology and Immunology
  MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UBC-O)
  PhD Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (UBC-O)
Midwifery BMW Bachelor of Midwifery
Neuroscience MSc Neuroscience
  PhD Neuroscience
Nursing BSN Bachelor of Nursing
  MSN Master of Science in Nursing
  MN-NP Master of Nursing, Nurse Practitioner
  MSN/MPH Master of Nursing and Master of Public Health
  MHLP Master Health Leadership and Policy Senior Care
  PhD Nursing
  Bachelor of Nursing (UBC-O)
  Master of Nursing (UBC-O)
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Nutritional Sciences BSFN Dietetics Major
  MSc Human Nutrition
  PhD Human Nutrition
  MSc Food Science
  MFS Master of Food Science
Obstetrics and Gynecology MSc Reproductive and Developmental Sciences
  PhD Reproductive and Developmental Sciences
Occupational Therapy MOT Occupational Therapy
Pharmacy PharmD Entry-to-Practice Doctor of Pharmacy
  MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences
  PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology BSc Major in Pharmacology
  MSc Pharmacology
  PhD Pharmacology
Physical Therapy MPT Master of Physical Therapy
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
Population and Public Health MHA Master Health Administration
  MHSc Master of Health Science
  MPH Master of Public Health
  MPH/MSN Combined Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Nursing
  MPH/DPH Combined Master of Public Health and Diploma in Public Health
  MSc Population and Public Health
  MSc Occupational & Environmental Hygiene
  PhD Population and Public Health
PhD Occupational Hygiene
Rehabilitation Science MSc Rehabilitation Science
  PhD Rehabilitation Science
  MRSc Master of Rehabilitation Science
  MPT/PhD Combined Master of Physical Therapy and PhD Rehabilitation Science
Department Program Direct Entry Undergraduate Professional Program (Transfer) Graduate Professional Program Graduate Research Program
School Psychology MA in School Psychology
  M.Ed in School Psychology
  PhD School Psychology
Social Work Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  MSW Social Work (Advanced)
  MSW Social Work (Foundation)
  PhD Social Work
  MSW Social Work (UBC-O)
Speech Language Pathology MSc Speech Language Pathology
  PhD Speech Language Pathology
Surgery MSc Surgery