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Connecting health with culture

In the Health Promotion program, Sara Swasson rediscovered her cultural heritage and met supportive professors who encouraged her to pursue master's studies.



Gearing up for new challenges

The master's programs offered at the School of Health and Human Performance offer opportunities to focus on a particular area of research that interests you. Learn more about our curricula.



Interprofessional learning environment

Grad students in the School of Health and Human Performance have opportunities to participate in a range of interdisciplinary activities and events to enhance their research.


Current research


Research projects in the division of health promotion span disciplines, drawing together the best and brightest from the health professions, the sciences, and the humanities. You'll discover a range of subjects - from the health-care costs of childhood obesity to what makes a healthy workplace. Find out what current grad students have to say.

Funding opportunities


As a graduate student in the division of Health Promotion, you could be eligible to apply for grants and other opportunities to fund your studies. Many students also have teaching assistantships or research assistantships. Dalhousie also offers a range of funding opportunities to graduate students in various displines.

Search faculty by research area


Our faculty members have a range of backgrounds - and many are cross-disciplinary, with research dealing with subjects in both health promotion and leisure studies. What they all have in common is a desire to share their knowledge and ensure students have the skills they need to pursue a rewarding career.