Sports Management LabWestern Health Sciences

Career Possibilities

A Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) degree prepares graduates to tackle some of societies most challenging health issues. With a perspective on health and wellness that is developed through interactions with professors from a wide range of academic backgrounds, BHSc graduates are uniquely positioned to compete for careers in a variety of health-related fields. Some of the career possibilities listed below require specialized academic training beyond the BHSc degree.

Government

  • Government of Canada (list of Agencies)
  • Health Canada
  • Environment Canada
  • Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR)
  • Public Service Commission
  • Industry Canada
  • Government of Ontario
  • Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs
  • Community & Social Services
  • Environment
  • Health and Long-Term Care
  • Telehealth Ontario
  • Municipal Health Units (Ontario)
  • Labour – Occupational Health & Safety
  • Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB)
  • Health Promotion

Private Sector

  • Health Promotion Officer or Community Health Promoter
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Workplace Health Consultant/Advisor
  • Healthcare Managers/Administrators
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Social Worker or Case Manager
  • Nutritionist or Dietitian
  • Home Care Practitioner
  • Lawyer (e.g., Heatlh, Ethics)
  • Life & Executive Coach
  • Teacher – College, University, Elementary
  • Health Inspector
  • Mental Health Support Worker or Mental Health Promotion Worker
  • Patient Advocate
  • Gerontologist or Gerontological Specialist
  • Community Disability Services Practitioner
  • Child Life Specialist (or Child & Youth Worker)
  • Psychologist or Therapist (Clinical)

Medical Careers

  • Medical Doctor
  • Physician Assistant
  • Cardiovascular (Clinical) Perfusionist
  • Nurse or Nursing Specialist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Dentist or Dental Hygienist
  • Audiologist or Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Pharmacist or Pharmaceutical Technician
  • Chiropractor
  • Optometrist
  • Midwife
  • Ultrasound Technician
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Paramedic (or Emergency Medical Technician)
  • Biomedical Engineer or Biomedical Technologist
  • Medical Lab Professional
  • Clinical Anatomist
  • Epidemologist
  • Orthotist, Prosthetist, or Orthopedic Technologist

Alternative Therapy

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Homeopathy
  • Massage Therapist
  • Naturopathy
  • Osteopathy
  • Reflexology