Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Public Health Sciences - Master of Public Health

In a professional course-based degree, MPH students develop their capacity to lead Evidence-Informed Action for Public Health by building a solid foundation in public health theory, methods, skills and competencies. An emphasis is placed on foundational instruction in epidemiology and biostatistics.

The 16-month MPH is comprised of:

  • 9 courses - 6 mandatory core and 3 elective
  • 400 hour practicum placement in a supervised setting
  • Public Health Professional Development course  (EPID 886)
  • Short online tutorial in Human Research Ethics

The 12-month Accelerated MPH is available for applicants with at least two years of full-time 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.

The 12-month Accelerated MPH is an intensive program that requires carrying a load of four courses in fall and winter semesters. The 12-month Accelerated MPH is comprised of:

  • 8 courses – 6 mandatory core and 2 elective
  • 400 hour practicum placement in a supervised setting during the summer
  • Short online tutorial in Human Research Ethics