Public Health, Master | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
24 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Public Health program of University of Guelph prepares students for careers addressing the present and future needs of public health in Ontario and across the world.


Key facts

After the Public Health program of University of Guelph students will emerge as influential leaders at the local, national, and international level committed to improving quality of life by protecting and promoting community health, and by anticipating and preventing the spread of disease from both a policy and a science prospective.

We offer an MPH and a Graduate Diploma in Public Health. The MPH is a 5-semester program combining a total of 12 courses with a 12-16 week practicum in a public health setting. The Graduate Diploma consists of four courses, including Applied Public Health Research.

Program Focus:

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health Policy & Administration
  • Environmental Public Health
  • Zoonotic Foodborne & Waterborne Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases

Are you interested in:

  • Population Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious and Zoonotic Disease
  • Food and Water Safety
  • Public Health Policy

Career opportunities

  • Public Health Policy, Development and Analysis
  • Public Health Program Planning and Implementation
  • Health Promotion
  • Infection Control
  • Program Evaluation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Health Promotion
  • Epidemiology
  • Community Health Promotion
  • Epidemiological and Statistical Methods
  • Health Communication
  • Concepts in Environmental Public Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B- (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Students with an honours undergraduate degree without a biological focus may be required to complete the Principles of Disease (PATH*3610) distance education course prior to enrolling.
  •  A 4-year honours degree and two letters of reference are required. 
  • Strong interest in public health must be demonstrated through a one-page statement and a resume outlining past public health exposure.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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