Announcing the NEW Master of Public Health Program

 

Welcome

The Department Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) announces the inaugural Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate program. The MPH program builds on HEI's expertise in health policy analysis and research within a public health framework.

The program offers a new suite of research skills, knowledge and ready-to-apply practical experience to MPH graduates.

The MPH program mobilizes the department's strengths in:

  • Population health,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Health research methodology,
  • Health policy analysis,
  • Health services management, and
  • Knowledge translation.

 

Program Highlights

The Master of Public Health program features:

  • A focus on general public health issues.
  • Additional areas of focus on: public health policy & health management, public health research methods, and environmental health.
  • Core and elective courses.
  • A thesis-based or 4 month practicum-based (with a capstone paper) program.
  • Full-time or part-time registration.
  • A blend of classroom and optional online course delivery in the future.
  • Completion in 16-24 months (full-time) or four years (part-time).
  • Why Pursue a Graduate Degree? A Faculty Perspective
  • Why Pursue A Graduate Degree? A Student Perspective
  • Student Leadership in Health Sciences

 

Why You?

You want to take your career to the next level, while improving the wellbeing of the communities you work and live in. You know that with some focused learning, you can be a change agent in this dynamic and growing sector.

You want to use your skills, knowledge and commitment to address public health needs in Canada and beyond.

You have a health-related undergraduate, graduate or professional degree from a recognized Canadian university or equivalent and some health experience.

Managers and executives working in government ministries and agencies, public health units, hospitals and social-service and private-sector organizations will find the program attractive.


Contact Us

For more information, you are welcome to contact:

Dr. Fran Scott

Dr. Fran Scott, MD, FRCPC, MSc
MPH Program Director

Angie Donato
Curriculum Coordinator
Contact Us emailcr_mphcc@mcmaster.ca

Alyssa Beauchamp
Program Coordinator/ Admissions
Contact Us emailaskMPH@mcmaster.ca

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