Admissions & Requirements
KEY DATES AND DEADLINES
- There is only one admission date per year in September.
- All applicants must complete an on-line application available from the School of Graduate Studies website.
February 28th, 2013
- Honours (4 year) bachelors degree in any discipline with a minimum second class standing (B+) or higher
- Demonstration of quantitative skills, such as an introductory mathematics, statistics, or a data analysis course.
- All applicants must submit two copies of their official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.
- Students with no prior mathematics or statistics courses are encouraged to provide a GRE quantitative score. We have a self assessment math quiz to help students assess whether they should consider remedial work prior to entering the program.
- Students must display an understanding of and commitment to public health practice. Health and public health practitioners wishing to pursue advanced training in public health are welcome.
International students from a non-English speaking university or students with English as a second language will require a minimum TOEFL score of 600 (paper) or TOEFL iBT minimum scores of: writing (24/30); speaking (22/30); reading (22/30); listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120. Applicants must have the minimum score in each test as well as the minimum overall score. The TOEFL institution code is 0949 and the department code is 50.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION FORM INFORMATION
- In the 'Research Interests Information' section of the application:
- Under 'List your Research Interests', please insert: N/A for MPH applicants
- Under 'Describe your Research Interest(s)', please inset: N/A for MPH applicants
- Under 'List Queen's University Faculty members you have had contact with'. please insert: N/A for MPH applicants
- In the 'Financial Information' section of the application:
- There is no funding for Master of Public Health students from the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology because it is considered a professional program and departmental funding is reserved for research-based programs. However, if interested, please visit http://www.queensu.ca/sgs/forstudents/funding.html for funding information for Queen's graduate students through the School of Graduate Studies.
- Teaching assistantships are available for students, through competition, in the fall term of their second year.
- For the 'Reference Information' section of the application
- If you wish to submit more than two reference letters, please note that your application will not be considered complete and will not be reviewed until ALL reference letters have been received.
- If you have been out of school for more than 5 years, please note that you may submit one academic reference and one professional reference. If you have been in school within 5 years, you are encouraged to submit two academic references.
- Please follow-up with your referees to ensure your reference letters have been submitted on time.
- If, at any point, you would like to confirm completion of your application, please contact Gerri Lyman at email@example.com.