MPH Programs

MPH Health Policy and Management

These requirements are effective Fall 2018 and apply to students enrolling from this date forward.

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.

In addition to the MPH core courses (*24), students must complete the following for a total of (*51).

Specialization Courses (*18)

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 600 Health Policy Development (*3)
SPH 605 - Health Law and Administration (*3)

Approved Elective Courses (*9)

(*9) of graduate-level courses approved by the student’s academic advisor.

Length of Program

The minimum time to complete the MPH degree is 20 months. The maximum time permitted for completion of the program is six years (part- or full-time) from the date of first registration.