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Careers in Public Health

We’re focused on delivering programs that will prepare you for a diverse and exciting career in Canadian and international settings. In a recent survey, we asked our graduates* what they're up to. Here's what they told us.

Results from the 2013 - 2016 Graduate Employment Surveys. These surveys are conducted 12 months after graduation.


Where do you work?

Here are examples of organizations employing our recent graduates:

  • Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
  • Alberta Council of Women's Shelters
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Analysis Group
  • BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS 
  • Cancer Care Ontario
  • Institute of Health Economics
  • McMaster University
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Public Health Agency of Canada
  • University of Alberta
  • Western Regional Health Authority
  • World Federation of Hemophilia

What's your job title?

Some of our recent graduates hold these positions:

  • Air Quality Specialist
  • Assistant Professor
  • Continuing Care Quality Planner
  • Biostatistician
  • Data and Project Advisor
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Evaluation Manager
  • Health and Welfare Veterinarian
  • Health Economist
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Research and Data Manager
  • Research Coordinator
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Strategy Lead


This information reflects aggregate responses to our Graduate Employment Surveys of the classes of 2013-2016. The survey was administered to all graduates of all degree programs and specializations.

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