Advanced Health Care Practice

The first program of its kind in Canada, the Advanced Health Care Practice program is a one-year (three terms) course-based master's program offering an opportunity for experienced health-care professionals to obtain graduate-level education in a clinical specialty. This master's-level program uses a variety of approaches to teaching and learning and links advanced clinical practice to critical appraisal of research evidence.

The Advanced Health Care Practice program offers six fields of study:

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Sport Ex Med

Designed to prepare physiotherapists and physicians to deliver advanced care in sport and exercise rehabilitative medicine.

Upper Extremity Rehabilitation

Upper Ex Rehab

Positions graduates to effectively manage the complexity of clinical presentatations and enable best practice in upper extremity rehabilitation.

Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Manipulative Therapy

Prepares physiotherapists to be advanced clinicians in the assessment and treatment of neuromuscular dysfunction and manage complex clinical conditions.

Wound Healing

Wound Healing

Focuses on the development of specialized clinical skills and research methods needed to assess and treat people with acute and chronic wounds.

Interprofessional Pain Management

Pain Management

Designed to help healthcare professionals develop advanced skills in managing complex pain by using their own real-world experiences as a platform for learning.

Applied Health Sciences

Applied Health Sciences

This fully-online graduate program encourages students to leverage their own experience and emphasizes authentic, case-based learning. The program’s foundations are health promotion and education, evidence-informed health interventions and efficient and effective supports for individuals throughout the lifespan.