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Master's of Public Health: Program Requirements

The Master’s of Public Health (MScPH) is a 2-year, full-time degree program. It consists of coursework supplemented with a summer practicum, which takes place after the first year.  No thesis is required, but the practicum is followed by an project and a presentation.

Minimum 60 credits required for graduation

◦              25 credits from required courses

Epidemiology: Program Requirements

M.Sc.

Students will study the foundations and principles of epidemiology and applied biostatistics, in order to design, conduct and analyze clinical, population-based, environmental, policy, and methodological health-related research. Graduates will be prepared to engage in scientific collaboration, and communicate results to other scientists and diverse audiences.

Epidemiology: Program Requirements

M.Sc.

Students will study the foundations and principles of epidemiology and applied biostatistics, in order to design, conduct and analyze clinical, population-based, environmental, policy, and methodological health-related research. Graduates will be prepared to engage in scientific collaboration, and communicate results to other scientists and diverse audiences.

For eligible clinicians: there is the possibility of completing the program in one year. Please refer to “intensive M.Sc. for clinicians” in the text.

Biostatistics: Program Requirements

M.Sc.

The Department offers two routes towards an M.Sc. degree: by coursework and thesis; or coursework and a project/practicum. Both require completion of a minimum of 48 credits; the second route allows for a greater breadth of topics learned through the coursework, while the thesis route allows for greater depth in a specific topic.