Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Public Health in Nursing (M.P.H.)

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Field of Study:Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
Description:In the Master of Public Health with Specialization in Nursing degree, students will focus on current issues in the science and/or service of public health, so that they may gain experience through opportunities in any of the fundamental disciplines that underlie public health. The program is primarily intended to prepare graduates for a career in public health practice. The program's objectives are to prepare a graduate who: possesses advanced health-related education; is capable of critical analysis; understands health-related decision-making at the level of the individual, population, and government; understands research; and possesses knowledge exchange and dissemination strategies for individuals, populations, and government.

The degree is designed to take into consideration the learner's needs including the unique opportunity to individualize his/her clinical courses to a variety of foci: clinical practice, administration, education, and community health. Applicants may choose to specialize in Gerontology.
URL:Public Health in Nursing (M.P.H.) at Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,167

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants must have current immunization status and a current Basic Life Support Certificate. An interview may also be required. Admission decisions will be made by the interdisciplinary Master of Public Health Admissions Committee.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 14, 2012