University of Manitoba
Focusing on issues that influence health and well-being over the life course, the program in Family Social Sciences provides a strong research foundation in family psychosocial health. We offer an innovative interdisciplinary program that integrates theory and methods from anthropology, community health sciences, economics, epidemiology, gender studies, psychology, public health and sociology in the study of individual, family, and community issues.We take a culturally-sensitive approach that emphasizes the value of prevention. Students are provided with a wide variety of opportunities to study key issues in human and family development across all ages, both locally and globally. Research skills and methodology are important components of our program.