Occupational and Public Health (MSc)
Part of the Faculty of Community Services
- Completion of a four-year undergraduate degree in science, applied science, health science or a related field from an accredited institution
- As per YSGS policy, a minimum GPA or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) in the last two years of study is required. However, due to the competitive application process, a minimum 3.33/4.33 GPA (B+) is strongly recommended. Check the program website for further details.
- Completion of at least one statistics course in their undergraduate degree program, with a passing grade of at least B.
- Statement of interest
- Two letters of recommendation
- English language proficiency requirement
Students are encouraged to submit applications prior to the first consideration date to increase their chances of securing financial support for graduate studies. Applications received after the first consideration date will be accepted and reviewed based on spaces remaining in the program.
See application dates.
For detailed graduate tuition and fees information please visit Fees by Program.
For information on scholarships, awards and financing your graduate studies visit Financing Your Studies.
Note: Prospective students are currently ineligible for OSAP until approval is granted by the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities
- Injury prevention
- Environmental health
- Active transportation
- Occupational health and safety
- Risk and exposure assessment
- Indigenous health
- Food safety
- Communicable diseases
- Built environments
- Water quality
- Public health policy
- Global health
- Research Methodology and Study Design for Occupational and Public Health
- Data Analysis for Research in Occupational and Public Health
- Evidence-based Prevention in Occupational and Public Health
- Knowledge Synthesis in Occupational and Public Health
- Seminar Series in Occupational and Public Health
- Epidemiology for Public and Population Health
- Hazard Assessment for Occupational Health and Safety
- Special Topics in Occupational and Public Health
- Directed Studies in Occupational and Public Health
- Electives from other YSGS graduate programs, particularly spatial analysis, environmental applied science and management, nursing, and mechanical and industrial engineering may be taken with the approval of the supervisor and program.
- Dedicated Research Labs
For information specific to programs, please see the program contact information below.