Our Programs

We offer two campuses — Lethbridge and Calgary — and more than 150 programs. Explore your interests to find subjects that ignite your passion for learning; take classes in business, fine arts, health sciences, humanities, science, and social sciences. Our liberal education requirements mean that the courses you take in your first year apply to any bachelor's degree, giving you a great opportunity to figure out what makes you shine.

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Aboriginal Health is Canadian Health. The health of Aboriginal peoples in Canada is a complex social justice issue that can only be addressed by people who are creative, skilled, culturally competent, committed and passionate about righting historical wrongs and acting to create a more inclusive, equitable society.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Health Sciences program in addictions counselling at the University of Lethbridge is the only undergraduate Canadian program of its kind. The program gives students the knowledge they need to guide people through the addiction recovery process. In their fourth year of studies, students will complete two 13-week internships, offering them valuable clinical experience to prepare them for their careers.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

The Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences major in Addictions Counselling at the University of Lethbridge is the only undergraduate Canadian program of its kind. The program gives students the knowledge they need to guide people through the addiction recovery process. Students will complete a 13-week internship, offering them valuable clinical experience to prepare them for their careers.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge offers the Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Nursing After Degree programs in collaboration with Lethbridge College. Students study theory and experience clinical practice in the areas of medical and surgery, long-term care and continuing care, paediatrics, maternity and child, labour and delivery, mental health, rural acute and community health.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Nursing

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge strives to prepare excellent Nursing graduates by fostering the development of innovative clinical decision making, diagnostic reasoning, interpersonal skills, leadership behaviours, and technical knowledge and skills.

Students who have an approved degree from a recognized university may choose to complete either the Bachelor of Nursing After Degree program or the 40-course Bachelor of Nursing program. The Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta (NESA) program, Bachelor of Nursing After Degree, is a collaborative program offered by the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College. New applicants must apply directly to the University of Lethbridge. Newly admitted students will register in and attend courses at Lethbridge College for the first two semesters of the program. For the remaining semesters of the program, students will register in and attend courses at the University of Lethbridge.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Nursing - After Degree

Our post-diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences will help you build on your existing health-related diploma education and work experience by adding an appreciation for population health, including health policy and promotion, while adding skills in health research, program evaluation and leadership. This exciting new program is offered on our Calgary Campus with evening and weekend classes, and via traditional delivery on our Lethbridge Campus.

Degrees available

  • Post-Diploma Bachelor of Health Sciences

Public health is focused on prevention rather than the treatment of disease. It examines the overall health of a population with the aim of developing strategies to promote and protect health.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) / Bachelor of Management

Our Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation will prepare graduates to become certified therapeutic recreation specialists (CTRS). The program is the first of its kind in Alberta and one of only eight degree programs leading to therapeutic recreation certification in Canada.

Degrees available

  • Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation