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Public Health

University of Guelph

Master
24 months
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13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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About

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.

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Overview

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
  • Introduction to Epidemiological and Statistical Methods
  • Health Communication
  • Concepts in Environmental Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 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.
B- (required)
B- (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
89 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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

  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6837 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2377 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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