The Graduate Department of Public Health Sciences at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health offers four graduate degrees, available both full-time and part-time. Applicants are strongly advised to have some background in statistics and quantitative methods. In addition, field and employment experience are taken into consideration, especially for the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.
The Master of Public Health
(MPH) degree is designed for students interested in professional and/or research careers in the community, academic, public, or private sectors. Five fields are offered:
- Family and Community Medicine
- Health Promotion (Social and Behavioural Health Sciences)
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Occupational and Environmental Health
The Master of Science
(MSc) degree is for students interested in research and academic careers in Biostatistics.
Students in the MPH and MSc programs have the option of completing an emphasis in Global Public Health.
The Doctor of Philosophy
(PhD) degree prepares students for research and academic careers in the public health science disciplines. Fields include:
- Social and Behavioural Health Sciences
- Occupational and Environmental Health (effective Fall 2015)
The PhD program may be completed on a full-time or flexible-time basis.
Public Health Sciences - MPH, MSc, PhD