At a glance:
- February 1 (for admission in September)
Minimum admission requirements
- An overall 75% average in a four-year undergraduate degree program in a health or related field from a recognized university. Examples of backgrounds would include, but not be limited to, nursing, social science (e.g., psychology, social work), environmental health, medicine, physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy, optometry, and public health.
- Minimum of one year work or volunteer experience in an area relevant to public health, health promotion, health care, health systems, or program evaluation.
- An undergraduate course in research methods (with a minimum 75% average) is recommended.
- A statement of interest explaining the student’s goals, aspirations, and potential for future leadership in the field.
- Two references, one from an academic source, unless more than five years have elapsed since the applicant last registered in a university course, in which case both references can be from the professional sources. One reference from a relevant paid or volunteer work experience. At least one of the professional referees must be asked to comment specifically on the applicant’s academic abilities.
- Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)
- School of Public Health and Health Systems does not consider international applications whose English language proficiency scores fall below the minimum requirements
Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs
- Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $42.80 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
- International students, full-time: $9,452.00 tuition and $42.80 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
- Study and living costs