Why choose Western's Master of Public Health (MPH) Program?

A unique Program:

  1. 12 month full-time (8 months in-class) academically challenging Program
  2. Extensive use of real life teaching cases and experiential learning
  3. Team-based learning environment

Competency driven:

  1. Provides you with the core competencies of public health practice
  2. Gives you the tools and confidence to lead in an ever changing environment
  3. Applies your previous experience to a wide range of scenarios
  4. Connects you with diverse peers from varying backgrounds (international and domestic)
  5. Pushes you to further develop your critical thinking skills
  6. Exposes you to the “grey” areas of public health (no “one-size fits all” solutions)

A novel curriculum, including:

  1. Day-long Integrative Workshops on complex public health problems
  2. Field trips to public health organizations
  3. Networking opportunities with public health leaders
  4. Guaranteed practicum placement with one of our many international or domestic partners
  5. Career development embedded in the curriculum

Results oriented:

  1. Program is recognized by employers as producing effective change agents
  2. You enter the workforce 12 months earlier than most other MPH graduates
  3. Over 90% of graduates are employed or pursuing further schooling within twelve months of graduation
  4. You enjoy career counselling and career development for life!

The MPH Program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.