24 months
15332 CAD/year
5552 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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At Public Health - Gerontology from Lakehead University students will focus on current issues in the science and/or service of public health, so that they may gain experience through opportunities in any of the fundamental disciplines that underlie public health.

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Public Health - Gerontology  from Lakehead University  is primarily intended to prepare graduates for a career in public health practice.

Students at Public Health - Gerontology from Lakehead University will:

  • possess advanced health-related education
  • be capable of critical analysis
  • understand health-related decision-making at the level of the individual, population, and government
  • understand research
  • possess knowledge exchange and dissemination strategies for individuals, populations, and government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public and Population Health 
  • Social and Ecological Determinants of Health 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Health Promotion and Illness Prevention 
  • Environmental and Occupational Public Health 
  • Program Planning and Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our minimum admission requirement for international applicants is 75% or 3.0 on a 4 point Canadian scale, with an accredited university degree equivalent to a Lakehead University 4 year degree. 
  • We advise all international students to apply early, as admission into our programs is competitive. Should you wish to apply to a thesis program, we strongly advise you to contact a potential supervisor and have your proof of English language proficiency complete.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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

    5552 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2776 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 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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