This microprogram aims to offer existing graduate students, health workers in training or in practice, as well as current and prospective health workforce planners, policymakers, and managers the opportunity to learn about over 30 health occupations engaged in the provision of services across Canada and about the critical inputs, processes and outputs of health workforce policy, planning and management across health systems and organizations.
The registration process for a Microprogram depends on your student status.
Students already admitted and enrolled in a graduate program
Students wishing to pursue a graduate program must apply for, and be admitted to, their graduate program before they enroll in a second Graduate Microprogram identified within their existing program.
If you have already enrolled in a graduate studies program and would like to add the Microprogram in Health Workforce Studies to your program of study, contact the graduate studies office of the Faculty of Social Science at scsgrad@uOttawa.ca.
Students pursuing a Graduate Microprogram, without being admitted to or intending to complete a graduate program, must obtain the prior approval of the academic unit offering the Graduate Microprogram.
Students must meet the following eligibility:
- Bachelors degree or equivalent
- Average 75%
If you would like to enroll in a microprogram without being admitted in a graduate studies program, send an email to the graduate studies office (scsgrad@uOttawa.ca) of the faculty and include the following documents:
- Letter of intent describing your motivations and objectives in enrolling in the microprogram
- Copies of transcripts from all universities you have attended. If your transcript and degree certificate are not in English or French, you must submit a certified translation (signed and stamped and sealed).
- Proof of proficiency in the program's language of instruction. In the case of applicants whose first language is neither English nor French Language proficiency test scores equivalencies:
- OEFL 580 / IELTS Overall 6.5 - Individual 6.0 (Paper-based)
- TOEFL 92-93/IELTS 6.5 overall – Individual 6.0 (Internet-based)
Students must meet the following requirements:
|FSS 5151||Introduction to Health Occupations in Canada||3 Units|
|FSS 5152||Introduction to Health Workforce Studies: Planning, Policy Management||3 Units|
Duration of Program
1-2 academic sessions over the spring/summer, fall and winter semesters (3 units per course) typically within the same academic year.