The master of public health (MPH) program in health policy and management emphasizes the critical issues in policy formulation and implementation; the development of analytical skills; and expertise need to lead and manage health systems, programs and agencies in both the health and social services sectors.
Graduates work in diverse areas of policy development and health management and administration, including public health programs, hospital management, provincial health departments, and other health related organizations.
These courses are required in order to complete this program.
SPH 500 - Introduction to Health Policy and Management (*3)
SPH 501 - Determinants of Health (*3)
SPH 514 - Introduction to Environmental Health (*3)
SPH 531 - Statistical Methods in Health Research (*3)
SPH 597 - Fundamentals of Epidemiology for Public Health (*3)
SPH 598 - Field Practicum (*6)
SPH 599 - Capping Project (*3)
These courses are required for this specialization.
SPH 550 - Introduction to Health Care Finance (*3)
SPH 570 - Introduction to Health Care Economics (*3)
SPH 580 - Management and Design of Health Care Organizations (*3)
SPH 581- Basics of Public Health Leadership (*3)
SPH 605 - Health Law and Administration (*3)
Students are required to complete *12 of graduate level coursework, approved by their advisor. For more information, see Electives.
Length of Program
The minimum time to complete the program is 20 months. The maximum time permitted for completion of the program is six years (full or part time) from the date of first registration.