Master’s in Public Health, Risk Assessment Stream

Program at a Glance

  • 16-month program (average duration)
  • This program includes 8 compulsory courses, 3 optional courses and 1 elective course.
  • The following course sequences show you which courses you should take for your program and in which term you should take them. They help you plan your course schedule.
    • Course sequences are only guidelines.
    • Some graduate courses are offered every year, others in alternating years.
  • Visit My Academic Requirements in uoZone to make sure you enrol in all courses or activities you need to obtain your degree.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see:

  • the important milestones to complete every year for the full length of your program
  • the toolbox (Links to forms, the description of the courses and other useful links)
  • the disclaimer

Year 1 Course Sequence and Milestones

First Term
(Fall)

Courses

  • EPI 5240 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • EPI 5242 Introduction to Biostatistics
  • PBH 5101 Population Perspectives in Public Health
  • EPI 5181 Population Health Risk Assessment 1
  • PBH 5104 Professional Skills in Public Health and Policy

Milestone

  • Submit Report on Initial Meeting with Faculty Advisor by November 15.

Second Term
(Winter)

Courses

  • PBH 5102 Core Functions of Public Health
  • PBH 5103 Public Health Protection
  • EPI 6182 Population Health Risk Assessment 2
  • PBH 5104 Professional Skills in Public Health and Policy
  • Elective (3 units)

Milestones

  • Submit Progress Report on MPH Learning Outcomes to faculty advisor
  • Submit signed MPH Practicum Learning Contract by April 10.

Third Term
(Spring-Summer)

Courses

  • PBH 5301 Public Health Practicum

Milestones

  • Submit MPH Practicum Student Evaluation form signed by practicum supervisor by August 27.
  • Submit Student Assessment of Practicum Placement by August 27.
Notes for year 1
Graduate Courses
  • List of approved MPH graduate courses.
  • In some cases, we may cancel classes with low enrolment or convert them into Directed Studies
  • Some graduate courses are offered every year, others in alternating years.
    • The timing of elective courses will be dependent on availability.
  • There are no MPH graduate courses available during the spring/summer term (Excluding PBH 5301).
PBH 5301 Public Health Practicum
  • 420 hours/12-16 weeks.
Enrolment to continuous activity: PBH 5104
  • Enrolment to PBH 5104 is not automatic.
    Every term, you must enrol in this continuous activity through your uoZone account before the deadline.

Year 2 Course Sequence and Milestone

Fourth Term
(Fall)

Courses

  • PBH 5105 Applied Public Health Capstone
  • PHR 6101 Risk Management in Government
  • EPI 7184 Health Policy

Milestone

  • Submit Progress Report on MPH Learning Outcomes to faculty advisor by December 1.

 

Toolbox

Useful links

Courses

Forms

Disclaimer

The above should match the information found in the official program calendar (and related archives), under ‘program requirements’. However, despite our rigorous control procedures, we cannot guarantee complete accuracy.

  • In the event of a discrepancy between the content on this page and the official calendar, the calendar takes precedence and is the authoritative source.
  • Please note that you must follow the program requirements in effect in the calendar year of your first enrolment. Additional requirements may apply.
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