School of Public Health

Education Abroad offers over 300 programs to all UAlberta students, no matter their discipline. As a student in the School of Public Health, you are eligible to apply for and participate in all of our programs including semester/year exchanges, short-term/summer programs, faculty-led programs and international internships. Discover all the programs EAP has to offer by checking out our Program Finder.

School of Public Health Opportunities

MPH Field Practicum and MSc/PhD Thesis Research

Opportunities for the required MPH field practicum or MSc/PhD thesis research may be available through established collaborative partnerships between SPH faculty members and organizations abroad, or other suitable settings will be explored. Students have completed practicum placements or thesis research in a wide range of countries including: Bangladesh, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, India, Sri Lanka, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Mexico.

For additional information about planning an international or global health MPH field practicum placement abroad, please consult with your Academic Advisor and contact the SPH Practice Program Director, Ruth Wolfe, 3-301 ECHA, or 780-492-6476.

For additional information about MSc/PhD thesis opportunities, please contact your Supervisor.

The Education Abroad Program coordinators will be able to provide guidance, consultation and detailed information on the program(s) of your interest. Advisors in your faculty can help show you what remains of your degree.

For assistance with transfer credits and other questions related to SPH recognition of courses completed abroad, please contact School of Public Health, Academic Programs Coordinator: Helen Starodub. She can be found in 3-311 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, her email address is and her phone number is 780-492-8211.

The Education Abroad advisors are here to help! Should you have any questions or concerns, drop by the international Service Centre (first floor) and speak to an advisor.

Monday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

142 Telus Centre (87 Avenue and 111 Street)

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