Are you interested in improving your community’s health and wellbeing?
The primary goal of the program is to ensure that the health promotion students have mastery in the multi-disciplinary approach toward community health and health education.
All health promotion students will complete a 200-hour internship experience and a health promotion seminar to gain practical experience in their chosen career path. Our vision is to be recognized nationally and internationally for research, innovative curriculum, a multi disciplinary approach, and applied learning in preparing professional leaders in physical activity and health.
Dr. Barbara Ravel
Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 1038
Office: B-243, B.F.Avery Physical Education Centre Sudbury Campus
The main focus is to provide leadership skills required for the promotion of a healthy and physically active lifestyle with focus on counselling in physical fitness, nutritional awareness, stress management, environmental sensitivity and health oriented self discipline. This program took the leadership role in developing the health promotion Without Borders program that allows students to gain experiential learning in countries abroad and study international issues...students gain academic credit for their experiences and to date have volunteered with medics to Africa in Kenya, same World, same chance in Zambia, Howard Hospital in Zimbawabe, Mongolia, Costa Rica and Ecuador. All health promotion graduates will demonstrate a mastery of physical and health education, public health and health education knowledge and skills, including community health education program planning, implementation and evaluation, theories and application of health behaviour change, assessment including intervention and evaluation, community organizations, environmental and mental health, international health and aboriginal health and wellness.
Health Promotion is a limited enrolment program.
- 1 grade 12 English U/M course; 1 grade 12 4U Chemistry; 1 grade 12 U Biology or Exercise Science; 3 additional grade 12 U/M courses
- A minimum overall average of 75% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses
Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.
Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.
Applicants from outside an Ontario High School
1. Know what type of OUAC application you will need to complete
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Ontario Highschool Students
If you are currently attending an Ontario high school, you will be required to use the 101 Application.Apply Now
Other Undergraduate Applicants
Out of province applicants, international students, mature students, and college and university transfers will complete the 105 Application.Apply Now
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For Current Students
The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.
Health Promotion (120 credits)
Students must follow these regulations in order to meet graduation requirements.
This main focus of this program is to provide leadership skills required for the promotion of a healthy and physically active lifestyle as well as counselling in physical fitness, nutritional awareness, stress management, environmental sensitivity, and health oriented self discipline.
Program of Study
PHED 0199E Outdoor School I
PHED 1006E Exercise Science, Wellness and Health
PHED 2307E Program Organization in Physical and Health Education
BIOL 2105E Human Anatomy and Physiology
PSYC 1105E Introduction to Psychology
3 credits in Chemistry
9 non-PHED elective credits
Note: In order to advance to the second year of the program, students must provide a photocopy of a current Certificate in CPR (level C) and First Aid before February 28.
PHED 0299E Outdoor School II
PHED 2206E Motor Learning + lab
PHED 2516E Musculoskeletal Anatomy + lab
PHED 2517E Musculoskeletal Anatomy + lab
PHED 3209E Therapeutic Exercise
PHED 3229E Gerontology and Exercise
PHED 3146E Health Promotion in the Corporate Setting
INTE 2526E Introduction to Ergonomics
STAT 2126E Introduction to Statistics
9 credits of electives
PHED 0399E Outdoor School III
PHED 3117E Traumatology for Physical Educators
PHED 3126E Physiology of Exercise + lab
PHED 3506E Health Education
(OR) PHED 3507E Community Health
PHED 3061E Exercise Psychology
(OR) PHED 4216E Sport Psychology
PHED 3136E Research and Professional Ethics in Kinesiology
(OR) PHED 3526E Health Policy
PHED 4547E Principles of Health and Disease
INTE 3556E Alternative Health
(OR) INTE 3546E International Health Education
9 credits of electives
PHED 3806E Functional Assessment
(OR) PHED 4006E Fitness: Evaluation and Prescription
PHED 4106E Adapted Physical Education + lab
PHED 4107E Human Development
PHED 4507E Nutrition
PHED 4516E Stress Management
(OR) PHED 4546E Mental Health and Wellness
PHED 4597E Health Promotion Seminar
PHED 4916E Health Promotion Internship
PHED 4094E Professional Certification
9 credits of electives
To be in good academic standing in the School of Human Kinetics, the student must:
1) satisfy all conditions of admission;
2) not fail more than 3 credits in an academic year or in the previous 30 credits;
3) maintain a cumulative overall average of at least 4.0 on all courses taken.
A student who fails to attain good academic standing may be allowed to continue on probation for no more than one year (or 30 credits). If after one probationary period, the student does attain good academic standing, he or she may proceed in program. However, if after the probationary period, the student fails to attain good academic standing, he or she must withdraw from the School of Human Kinetics, but may apply to transfer to another program at the university.
A student who fails over 6 credits in the 1st-year of program may not proceed to upper year PHED courses.
After one calendar year, a student who has been asked to withdraw from the program may petition the Senate Committee on Academic Regulations and Awards for readmission, but such measures should have the recommendation of the academic unit before being considered by the Senate Committee.