Department of Public Health Sciences

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Degree Requirements


The 16-month MPH degree requirements are as follows: 

  • Six core mandatory courses and three elective courses. Five core mandatory courses (EPID 801, EPID 802, EPID 821, EPID 803 and EPID 806) must be taken during the fall and winter terms of first year, and successfully completed prior to the practicum placement (EPID 887). The remaining one core mandatory course, EPID 805 is taken in the fall term of the second year. 
  • Public Health Professional Development course (EPID 886) must be completed before the Practicum Placement (EPID 887). 
  • 400-hour Practicum Placement (EPID 887) in a supervised setting. The placement is usually completed between in the spring and summer (April - August) terms of Year 1. 
  • Course on Research Ethics (CORE) online tutorial (SGS 804) prior to beginning Practicum Placement.

The 12-month MPH degree requirements are as follows: 

  • Six core mandatory courses and two elective courses. All mandatory courses (EPID 801, EPID 802, EPID 821, EPID 805, EPID 803 and EPID 806) must be taken during the fall and winter terms of first year, and successfully completed prior to the practicum placement (EPID 887).  
  • 400-hour Practicum Placement (EPID 887) in a supervised setting. The placement is usually completed between in the spring and summer (April - August) terms of Year 1. 
  • Course on Research Ethics (CORE) online tutorial (SGS 804) prior to beginning Practicum Placement.