Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2014/2015)
24.2 Program of Study
24.2.1 Population and Public Health
  1. Minimum requirements for the M.P.H. degree in Population and Public Health will include the successful completion of 42 credit hours as follows:

    1. Eight core courses: Biostatistics I (MED 6200), Epidemiology I (MED 6270), Policy and Decision Making (MED 6288), Disease and Injury Prevention (MED 6721), Environmental Health (MED 6722), Health Promotion (MED 6723), Communicable Disease Prevention and Control (MED 6724), and Public Health Leadership and Management (MED 6725).

    2. Six additional credit hours in elective courses chosen from the Courses listing below, or other courses as approved by the M.P.H. program coordinator.

    3. The Public Health Seminar Series courses (MED 6700 - 6701).

    4. Either, the Public Health Practicum (MED 6710) or the Public Health Capstone Research Project (MED 6711) as determined by the Graduate Program Committee depending on the professional background and experience of the candidate.

      The Public Health Practicum is a full-time practice experience conducted in a work setting and following the guidelines set forth by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) at www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/index-eng.php.

      All course work must be completed prior to the initiation of either the Public Health Practicum or the Public Health Capstone Research Project.

Table I - Master of Public Health Recommended Course Sequence for Full-Time Students in the Population and Public Health Specialization

Semester

Courses

Fall

  • MED 6270 Epidemiology I
  • MED 6288 Policy and Decision Making
  • MED 6700 Public Health Seminar Series I
  • MED 6724 Communicable Disease Prevention and Control
  • MED 6725 Public Health Leadership and Management
  • MED Elective Course

Winter

  • MED 6200 Biostatistics I
  • MED 6701 Public Health Seminar Series II
  • MED 6721 Disease and Injury Prevention
  • MED 6722 Environmental Health
  • MED 6723 Health Promotion
  • MED Elective Course

Spring

  • MED 6710 Public Health Practicum, or
  • MED 6711 Public Health Capstone Project
24.2.2 Nutrition and Dietetics
  1. Minimum requirements for the M.P.H. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics will include the successful completion of the following:

    1. Six core courses: Public Health Leadership and Management (MED 6725), Epidemiology I (MED 6270), Community Health Research Methods (MED 6280), Biostatistics I (MED 6200), Community Nutrition (MED 6731), Professional Practice (MED 6730)

    2. The Public Health Seminar Series courses (MED 6700 - 6701)

    3. The Dietetics Research Project (MED 671A/B)

    4. The Dietetics Internship (MED 6733 - 6736). The Dietetics Internship is a practice experience conducted in a work setting and following the guidelines set forth by the Dietitians of Canada.

      Dietetics Internship I & II (MED 6733 & 6734) are non-credit, mandatory, part-time internship components completed during the first and second academic semesters of the program in accordance with Table II - Master of Public Health Recommended Course Sequence for Full-Time Students in the Nutrition and Dietetics Specialization. A grade of NC (No credit) will be awarded for these two internship components.

      Building on the components of Dietetics Internship I & II, Dietetics Internship III & IV (MED 6735 & 6736) are full-time internship blocks each of which will normally extend beyond the regular semester timeframe. Evaluation of the internship blocks will be on a PASS/FAIL basis.

      All core courses and seminars must be completed prior to the initiation of the Dietetics Internship III (MED 6735) and/or the Dietetics Research Project (MED 671A/B).

Table II - Master of Public Health Recommended Course Sequence for Full-Time Students in the Nutrition and Dietetics Specialization

Semester

Courses

Fall

  • 6270 Epidemiology I
  • 6280 Community Health Research Methods
  • 6288 Policy and Decision Making
  • 6700 Public Health Seminar Series I
  • 6733 Dietetics Internship I

Winter

  • 6200 Biostatistics I
  • 6731 Community Nutrition
  • 6730 Professional Practice
  • 6701 Public Health Seminar Series II
  • 6734 Dietetics Internship II

Spring

671A Dietetics Research Project

Fall

671B Dietetics Research Project

Winter

6735 Dietetics Internship III

Spring

6736 Dietetics Internship IV