Master of Public Health (MPH)


Training the public health leaders of tomorrow

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at the School of Population and Public Health prepares students to undertake research, develop public health policy, evaluate health plans and preparedness, and provide leadership in public health both in Canada and worldwide. The University of British Columbia is known for academic excellence, innovative research and faculty who are leaders in their fields. The MPH program is offered in two formats, allowing flexibility for working professionals and students with families. The program provides students with a solid grounding in epidemiological methods, as well as hands-on experience through a 12-week practicum.
  • Prospective Students

    Learn how to apply to the program, admission requirements, and application dates.
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    Flexible formats

    Learn about our programs formats that allow flexibility for working professionals and students with families.
  • Current Students

    Read about the program’s requirements, schedule, the practicum, and more.
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    Dual degrees

    Learn more about combining the MPH with a Master of Nursing or a Diploma in Dental Public Health.
  • Meet Our Graduates: The importance of lived experience and an open mind

    Master of Public Health graduate Jennifer Lee discusses why lived experience is a form of expertise that is just as or more important than letters behind a name.
  • Career Paths and Alumni

    Read about the career paths of our graduates, including alumni interviews and employment statistics.
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