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Master of Science in Public Health (MScPH)

Cutting-edge methodology 

McGill’s MScPH puts the science into public health. We train population and public health researchers, educators and practitioners who excel and lead in their chosen career path.

Graduates assume a variety of rewarding roles, nationally and internationally in both public and private institutions.

Beyond the classroom

MScPH students gain valuable experience though a minimum 14-week practicum in a research or practice setting. 

Areas of study

Choose Global Health, Population Dynamics, OR pick your own electives based on your interests

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

 

Research design & related methods

Statistical methods & data analysis

Critical appraisal

Health systems organization

Health policy

 

Program development and evaluation

Infectious diseases

Environmental health

Public health ethics

Measurement methods

Who should apply?

Successful applicants will have a demonstrated capacity in analytic and quantitative methods. We welcome students from diverse backgrounds including the basic sciences, health sciences, engineering as well as social sciences, such as sociology and economics.

 

Career opportunities

Public Health graduates become educators, researchers, communicators, or program designers. There are opportunities in the private sector, not-for-profit sector and all levels of the public sector.

Our graduates have gone on to study and work in academics or private and public organizations, both in Canada and internationally. They have gone on to advanced PhD and Post-doc studies or work as research coordinators and public health practitioners.