Allied Health

A health-related degree from Canisius College provides the training, skills and practical experiences to further your career in a variety of fields. You will benefit from expert instruction and support from a faculty of experienced health professionals and accomplished researchers.

Community and School Health

The MS in Community and School Health is designed for school nurses, social workers, counselors, psychologists and other healthcare professionals. The program prepares you to pursue administrative roles in health policy development at the local, state or national level.

Health and Human Performance

This program is ideal if your goal is to pursue a career in cardiac rehabilitation, health promotion or fitness. The program is offered in an online/on-campus hybrid format that blends online learning and hands-on instruction using state-of-the-art equipment. Choose from three tracks: Cardiac Rehab, Strength & Conditioning or Health Promotion.

Health and Wellness

Learn about sports science, kinesiology, and nutrition. This program can pair with pre-med and other pre-professional programs and can prepare you for a career as a chiropractor, dietitian, physical therapist, coach and more. Learn more about taking the program as a major or dual major.


Professional and Technical Studies

If you have an associate’s degree from an accredited community or technical college, you can turn it into a bachelor’s degree in just two years through the Professional & Technical Studies program at Canisius.

Respiratory Care

One of only three online degree programs of its kind in the country, our MS in Respiratory Care is designed for Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) who want to further their careers in management, education or research.  Two specialty areas are available: Respiratory Therapeutics and Respiratory Care Education.

Sports Exercise and Health Care

Pursue professional opportunities in exercise physiology, personal fitness training, injury care and management, biomechanics, physical therapy and much more.