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Creating a healthier future at the University of Waterloo

As part of the School of Public Health and Health Systems, you will be immersed in leading research, and gain the skills to tackle some of the biggest health concerns of today. Beside our leading researchers, you will learn how to integrate perspectives from multiple disciplines as well as discover how to use research to design, implement, and evaluate health programs, policies and services.

Application deadline for fall enrolment is January 15.

Student stories

Inspired by her time as a resident of Northern Ontario, Danielle Brandow focused her Master's research on the health of Indegenous people, and the disparities that many face when living in northern communities.

Learn more about Danielle and other students in the School of Public Health and Health Systems on our graduate students profile page

Danielle Brandow


Fast-Track to a PhD

Did you know?

We offer a fast-track option for exceptional students planning to do a PhD.

Students in SPHHS master’s programs can apply to transfer into our PhD program at the end of the first year of their MSc. Details here.