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Veterinary Medicine

Graduates of veterinary medicine are interested in diagnosing and treating injury with animals. The scope is wide covering all animals from domestic (small and large) to wild. It is essential to gain experience in a veterinary clinic setting and experience with animals, so look into volunteering opportunities early in your undergraduate career.

Graduate Research

If being at the forefront of discovering scientific information that may translate into improvements in health and healthcare interests you, graduate research and the research opportunities available to you after graduation may be appealing. Graduate degrees can vary in length depending on the field and the degree, but most research-based graduate programs involve conducting independent research, coupled with writing and defending a thesis.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapists (physiotherapists) improve a patient’s quality of life and address movement and function that affects patients’ daily lives. While physiotherapists commonly have a clinical practice, the field also includes opportunities in research, education, consultation, and administration. There are a range of areas to specialize in too after graduation from a physical therapy professional program.


Graduating from a pharmacy program provides a clear path to becoming a pharmacist in large or independent pharmacies, but could also put you in the position to explore job opportunities in academia, regulation, or the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmacy schools tend to be heavy on prerequisites, so make sure to do your research early in your undergraduate degree to make sure you have the necessary courses.

Occupational Therapy

If you are interested in solving problems that interfere with a person’s ability to carry out everyday activities, then occupational therapy might be the career for you. Occupational therapists work in a variety of health care settings often as a member of a multidisciplinary team.


The field of medicine is a vast one and encompasses many practices in the prevention, management, and treatment of illnesses. The BHSc program will provide you with differing perspectives across the spectrum of health sciences concentrations, preparing you for admission to medical schools both inside Canada and internationally.

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