Public Health, Master

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition Fee
    7248 USD/year
    Tuition fee
    3465 USD/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
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The world today is facing complex public and population health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious diseases, and reducing poor health behaviors, environmental hazards, substance abuse, and injuries.


These crucial public health challenges demand a well-trained public health workforce. The mission of the Master's of Public Health program at McGill is to train outstanding public and population health professionals by offering a rigorous academic program in concepts, methods, research, and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • Foundations of Population Hlth
  • Intermediate Epidemiology
  • Critical Appraisal in Epid
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Principles/Pub Hlth Practice
  • Intro to Statistical Software
  • Basics of Measurement in Epi
  • Data Analysis in Health Sci

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree in a related area
  • Documented proof of proficiency in calculus
  • A cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0/4.0 overall, or at least 3.2/4.0 over the last two years of study
  • Candidates who are health professionals from outside North America must provide GRE scores
  • Proof of competency in oral and written English (if applicable)

All applicants to the Masters of Public Health program must submit the following:

  • Online Application form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Reference Letters
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • TOEFL/IELTS, GRE results (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7248 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    3465 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3465 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms*


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