Program Minimum Admission Requirements Program Length
PhD
(Doctor of Philosophy)
  • Master’s degree with research experience from a recognized university*
  • A- (A minus) average in Master’s program in a relevant area of study
  • Research experience
  • see fields of study for additional admission requirements
  • up to 6 years full-time
  • up to 8 years flex-time
MPH
(Master of
Public Health)
  • an appropriate bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university*
  • at least a mid-B average in final year of the degree or in the last 5.0 full course equivalents completed at a senior level*
  • at least one undergraduate statistics course is required for Epidemiology, Social & Behavioural Health Sciences (Health Promotion) and Community Nutrition, and is recommended for Family & Community Medicine and Occupational & Environmental Health
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is strongly recommended for MPH Epidemiology applicants (NOTE: GRE will be required for MPH Epidemiology applicants starting with the Fall 2018 admission cycle)
  • see fields of study for additional admission requirements
  • 16-24 months full-time
  • up to 6 years part-time
MSc
(Master of Science)
  • an appropriate bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university*
  • at least a mid-B average in final year of the degree or in the last 5.0 full course equivalents completed at a senior level*
  • 12 months full-time
  • up to 6 years part-time
MScCH
(Master of Science
Community Health)
  • an appropriate bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university*
  • at least a mid-B average in final year of the degree or in the last 5.0 full course equivalents completed at a senior level*
  • certification / licensure in a Regulated Health Profession
  • relevant professional experience
  • see fields of study for additional admission requirements
  • 12 months full-time
  • up to 6 years part-time
MHSc
(Master of Health Science)
  • an appropriate bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university, normally in one of the health care sciences (eg; MD, BScN, BScOT, BScPT, BSW). Applicants from other disciplines are considered on an individual basis.
  • at least a mid-B average in final year of the degree or in the last 5.0 full course equivalents completed at a senior level*
  • at least 3 years of full-time professional work experience
  • 2 years full-time
Collaborative Programs
  • general admission requirements for relevant Public Health Sciences degree
  • specific interest in a collaborative program
  • same as Public Health Sciences degree
Residency Programs and
Diploma in Industrial Health
  • Valid Medical License

* These are the minimum admission requirements set by the School of Graduate Studies. The Dalla Lana School of Public Health may require a higher average for admission to its programs.  International applicants also require proof of English proficiency.

Notes:

  • If you have recently graduated, but do not meet the admission criteria, you will not be considered for admission to our programs. You will need to UPGRADE.
  • Applicants with non-standard backgrounds should consult the SGS Admission Requirements FAQ’s
  • For additional information please email admissions.dlsph@utoronto.ca.