M.Sc. On Campus

Public Health and Health Systems

University of Waterloo

18 months
14508 CAD/year
4508 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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In the School of Public Health and Health Systems at University of Waterloo, our researchers are working to reduce the global burden of illness through health promotion, disease surveillance and implementation of healthy public policy.


We offer a master degree in Public Health and Health Systems at University of Waterloo. Our research, education and training aims to solve significant local, provincial, national and international challenges in public health and health systems.

Key Features 

  • If you want to advance your career as a health professional or are interested in practice and policy-based research and academics - we have a program that will meet your needs. 

Programme Structure

  • These online course-based master's programs offer flexible study options and feature a professional experience component. 
  • With world renowned researchers instructing each class, students benefit from learning theory and practice from experts. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of a four-year Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a minimum 75% average. The Bachelor's degree will normally be in the biological sciences, behavioural health, health, public health, or social sciences.
  • Undergraduate experience including coursework in one or more of the behavioural, biological, developmental, health, or social sciences is advantageous, given the multidisciplinary nature of the program. Students should also have a suitable background in research design and statistics to meet prerequisite standards for all graduate level courses.
  • Two references, preferably from faculty members 
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14508 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7254 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4508 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2254 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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