Department of Public Health Sciences

Department of

Public Health Sciences


Public Health Sciences

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12-month Accelerated MPH for Experienced Professionals

Take your career to the next level by completing a 12-month accelerated Master of Public Health degree.

Eligible applicants have at least two years cumulative paid work experience in health care, public health, or a related field. Work experience may include two years of accredited residency through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Through this professional, course-based degree, you will further develop your capacity to lead Evidence-Informed Action for Public Health. This academically demanding and intensive program involves carrying a load of four courses in each semester and is comprised of:

  • 8 courses – 6 mandatory core and 2 elective
  • 400 hour practicum placement in a supervised setting

The plan of study is below.





1 - Fall

EPID 801: Introduction to Epidemiology
EPID 802: Foundations of Public Health
EPID 805: Leading Evidence Informed Action
EPID 821: Introductory Biostatistics


2 - Winter

EPID 803: Public Health System in Canada
EPID 806: Applied Research Methods for Program Planning and Evaluation
2 Electives


3 – Summer

EPID 887: Practicum Placement

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