Department of Public Health Sciences

Department of

Public Health Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF

Public Health Sciences

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Department of Public Health Sciences Program Descriptions 


Master of Science in Epidemiology

The MSc Epidemiology Program is a standard two year, thesis-based degree based on the successful completion of course work and a thesis. The stated objectives of this program are to provide a common methodological foundation from which to conduct research across diverse health-related areas: cancer, injury, obesity, disability, and mental health epidemiology as well as research in various health services contexts including public health, primary care, cancer care and critical care. We also have some emerging strengths in the areas of northern health, aboriginal health and global health studies.

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Master of Public Health

The MPH Program is a professional, course-based degree that educates, equips and inspires students to take Evidence-Informed Action for Public Health. The degree is 16 consecutive months in duration. A 12-month accelerated program is available for candidates with at least two years of cumulative paid work experience in health care, public health or a related field.  Through a combination of courses, skills workshops, and a 400 hour summer practicum placement, our students learn to think, perform and behave like public health professionals.

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Master of Science in Epidemiology, Specializing in Biostatistics

The MSc Biostatistics Program is a 12 month degree based on the successful completion of course work and a four month practicum. It is a collaborative program with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The stated objective of the program is to graduate individuals who will be capable of working as biostatistical data analysts within multi-disciplinary health research teams.

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