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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Hamilton, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1887Established Year
  33147Enrollment

Master of Pubilc Health [M.P.H]

 20-24 months
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

Field of Study

$ 21,094 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • McMaster University offers a Master of Pubilc Health for a duration of 20-24 months.
  • It is an on-campus, course, and thesis-based program available on a both full-time and part-time basis.
  • The program provides learners with a broad foundation in public and population health science, policy analysis, rand, research methodology.
  • Students have the option to choose one of the two-degree track options - thesis (20 to 24 months) and practicum (16 months).
  • Students can also complete the part-time program between 3-4 years.
  • The research areas of the program are:
    • Public Health Policy and Management
    • Population and Public Health Research Methods
    • Environmental Health
  • The program offers a new suite of research skills, knowledge, and ready-to-apply practical experience to MPH graduates.
  • Each year, 25 full-time students and 5 part-time students are accepted into the program. 
  • Typically part-time students enroll in one course per term, taking nor more than three courses in a year.
  • McMaster University has an outstanding national and international reputation as one of the most successful research-intensive universities.
  • Job opportunities after Master of Public Health are Healthcare Administrators, Registered Nurses, etc and the average salary goes up to 52,145 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration20-24 months
Fees$ 42,188 for 20-24 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake September (Deadline - Oct 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://gs.mcmaster.ca/program/public-health/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete a four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited university by the time of entry in September.
  • Students from a variety of academic backgrounds (eg. science, social science, business, etc.) and professional degrees are also accepted (i.e., Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Nutrition, Rehabilitation Sciences, Pharmacy or Social Work – BSW or MSW).
  • Students must have a B+ or higher GPA in the final 10 senior courses.
  • Students from undergraduate courses in Statistics or Mathematics are also accepted with at least a B+ grade to ensure the appropriate quantitative ability for the epidemiology and biostatistics courses. 

?Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a 3-year UG degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, if students have given the GRE exam then it is recommended to submit the scores (minimum 300) for a better chance of admission.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required document:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Academic or Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.


Application Deadline

September
Oct 01


Scores Required

92 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

60 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$21094$21094

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food (on-campus)$ 9,195
Housing (off-campus)$ 4,860

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #45/ 600

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students are required to get a Study Visa to study in Canada.
  • If students are traveling outside Canada will need either an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) or a Valid Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to re-enter Canada.
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and is valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Students need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work in Canad and to get the SIN, students will need to bring a passport and study visa.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan
    • Valid Passport
    • Official Acceptance Letter
    • Financial Evidence

Work Study

Students need a work-Study visa to work in Canada. Full-time international students studying at a Canadian university may seek employment in Canada in 4 situations:

  • on-campus employment
  • co-ops employment
  • working off-campus
  • post-graduation work visa

The McMaster Work Program gives students opportunities to work on campus during the fall/winter terms and over the summer.

  • First-year international students are not eligible for the fall/winter work program but can apply for the summer after their first year and every year beyond.
  • International students with a valid study visa are eligible to participate in McMaster’s work programs.
  • Students can work Part-time at a maximum of 10 hours per week in the fall and winter terms.
  • Students can work Full-time of 35 hours per week and part-time over the summer.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Healthcare Administrators
  • Registered Nurses
  • Epidemiologists
  • Social and Community Service Managers
  • Dieticians and Nutritionists
  • Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors



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