Public Health

As the oldest Bachelor of Public Health degree in Canada, our program provides students with a highly sought-after specialization.

Our program focuses on individual, community and population health and wellness with an emphasis on health promotion, health administration, health policy and health programming and evaluation.

Our program focuses on population health and wellness, with an emphasis on disease prevention, health promotion, administration, policy, and programming and evaluation.
Students will learn about the biological, mental, social and environmental determinants of health. The program also familiarizes them with emerging health issues both locally and globally.

Ample opportunities exist within the program for research and experiential learning, such as our one-of-a-kind Interprofessional Education for Quality Improvement Program (I-EQUIP). Visit iequip.ca to learn more.

  • Bachelor of Public Health

Expected cut-off: low 80s
OUAC Code: BPU


Career outcomes

  • Health promoter
  • Health and safety manager
  • Data analyst
  • Mental health counsellor
  • Research co-ordinator

Prerequisite requirements

  • English (ENG4U)
  • One of Biology (SBI4U) or Chemistry (SCH4U)

Recommended subjects

  • 12M Science (SNC4M) or Exercise Science (PSE4U) or Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U)
  • One 3U math