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 academic letters of recommendation
- English language proficiency requirement
More information on admission requirements. Due to the competitive nature of our programs, it is not possible to offer admission to everyone who applies that meets the minimum entrance requirements for the program.
More information on program-specific requirements.
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.
- 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.
Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor
PhD, CPHI(C), CRSP, CIH
Research areas: Occupational exposure assessment, risk assessment, evaluation of interventions, healthcare workers’ exposure to anticancer drugs, occupational health and safety issues in food manufacturing
Telephone: 416-979-5000 ext. 553022