Admissions

Welcome to the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta.

Each year, we have about 250 graduate students. 53% MPH, 28% MSc and 19% PhD. Each year, there are approximately 800 applicants. 1 in 6 are offered admission. The School has about 11% International students, International students respresent 35% of UAlberta graduate students.


Our graduate education programs are designed to meet the demand for skilled public health professionals who are dedicated to tackling today’s challenges to improve the health of people.

We’re committed to offering programs that meet the highest professional standards to ensure that they are relevant and practical. As the first accredited school of public health in Canada, it means that UAlberta's School of Public Health meets professional standards of academic integrity and quality.

You’ll find our programs to be accessible and flexible, and our faculty to be strong and supportive mentors—after all, they are among the world’s leaders in their areas of expertise.