Notice of third party comments regarding accreditation review
The University of Alberta’s School of Public Health will participate in a review for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) from October 23-25, 2017. One important component of this review is stakeholder feedback about the School. Stakeholders include students, alumni, faculty, staff, community partners and members of the general public. CEPH will accept third party comments about the School’s programs, practices and procedures from July 23 until September 23, 2017. Comments will be accepted by mail or email to:
Alisha O’Connell, Accreditation Specialist
Council on Education for Public Health
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910-5660
CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs outside schools of public health.
In October 2012, the University of Alberta’s School of Public Health was granted accreditation by the U.S. Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). This makes the School the first accredited school of public health in Canada, the second outside of the U.S. and the 50th in the world.
Accreditation means that the School of Public Health has voluntarily held itself to a set of quality standards, and will continue to do so. This positions the School to attract the brightest and best students and researchers.
- Applicants and students can feel confident knowing that our School has received the stamp of approval from the only accrediting body of public health schools and programs in the world.
- Employers can feel confident knowing that our graduates are well prepared to enter the workplace and take on challenges in a career that is focused on promoting and protecting the health of people.
- The public can feel confident knowing that graduates from the School are well prepared professionals with the training needed to improve health by identifying, preventing and solving public health problems.
CEPH is sponsored by the American Public Health Association and the Association of Schools of Public Health in the United States.
To learn more about accreditation and what it means for students, the public and others we serve, please see Accreditation FAQs.