Department of Public Health Sciences

Department of

Public Health Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF

Public Health Sciences

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16-month Master of Public Health Program

Enhance your career prospects by completing a 16-month Master of Public Health degree.

The dynamic and growing field of public health needs graduates who can effectively take the best available evidence from research, context and experience and move it into action that improves health and prevents disease.
Through this professional course-based degree, you will develop your capacity to lead Evidence-Informed Action for Public Health by building a solid foundation in public health theory, methods, skills and competencies.

Attracting applicants from a range of disciplines, the degree is comprised of:

  • 9 courses - 6 mandatory core and 3 elective
  • 400 hour practicum placement in a supervised setting
  • Public Health Professional Development Course, including practical sessions to build core competencies for public health

The plan of study for the 16-month Master of Public Health degree is below.

Year Semester Courses
1 1 - Fall

EPID 801: Introduction to Epidemiology
EPID 802: Foundations of Public Health
EPID 821: Introductory Biostatistics
EPID 886: Public Health Professional Development

  1 - Winter

EPID 803: Public Health System in Canada
EPID 806: Applied Research Methods for Program Planning and Evaluation
EPID 886: Public Health Professional Development
1-2 Electives

  3 - Summer EPID 887: Practicum Placement
2 2 - Fall

EPID 805: Leading Evidence-Informed Action
1-2 Electives

Part-time studies are available. For more information, contact our Graduate Assistant Gerri Lyman at lymang@queensu.ca.