Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The Graduate Program in Health is an exciting learning environment that focuses on real-world and applied research questions related to health. It is theoretically informed and research-based. The program examines the effects of health systems, services, issues, laws, policies, practices, norms, organizations, and decision-making on health outcomes that are often inequitable. The program emphasizes how societal, economic, political, organizational, and cultural processes influence health.
Our Theoretical Foundation
Variety of theoretical and conceptual approaches
Interdisciplinary, Social Determinants approach
Equity & Social Justice orientation
Focus on individual, organizational, health system and societal outcomes
Dr. Hannah Wong
Statistical regression modeling techniques and system dynamics computer simulation for clinicians, health care managers and policy makers; elderly population health; diagnostic tools and therapies; quality of health care; systems problems of health care.
I completed my PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Graduate Program in Health at York University and both experiences were incredibly rewarding. I was privileged to work with leading Health Equity scholars and participate in their research. My colleagues came from a variety of disciplines, which made for interesting classroom discussions and some lasting friendships. The education and training I received at York was exceptional and prepared me well for my academic career.
— Julia Brassolotto
The Graduate Program in Health at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.