Studying with researchers in these diverse health disciplines allows UNBC students access to ideas and techniques that will be eventually incorporated into best practices. It is very exciting to be a part of a team that influences how the health sciences are applied, from research, to clinical practice to the community level. UNBC faculty are recipients of teaching and research excellence awards.
UNBC offers three majors:
1. Biomedical Studies
2. Community and Population Health - Aboriginal and Rural Health
3. Community and Population health - Environmental Health
All majors draw courses from the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to provide students with a broad understanding of issues while preparing them for further studies in diverse areas such as community health, epidemiology, management and administration, medicine, occupational and environmental health, rehabilitation sciences and speech pathology.
UNBC also offers an Honours degree as well as a MA in Disability Managment (Canada's first and only), MSc in Health Sciences and PhD.