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Health Promotion

University of Alberta

Master
20 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Health Promotion program at the University of Alberta involves investigating how the actions of individuals, groups, organizations and communities promote health, prevent disease and foster informed decision-making on health risks.

Overview

Health Promotion program at the University of Alberta is designed to train practitioners to identify and analyze the major personal, cultural, and socio-environmental determinants of health and health behavior.

In partnership with local, regional, and national stakeholders, we train MPH students to design, implement, and evaluate social and behavioral interventions and social policies aimed at improving individual, community, and population health. We are proud of our longstanding commitment to effective participation and collaboration with non-academic practitioners and policy makers across government (e.g., health, social services, education, urban planning) and with a variety of non-governmental organizations and advocacy groups.

Career

Graduates from this program become health promotion specialists working inside and outside government to improve the health of communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Determinants of Health 
  • Strategies in Health Promotion Practice 
  • Psychosocial Perspectives on Health 
  • Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation 
  • Health Program Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

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