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Public Health and Nursing (MPH/MSN)

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)
Description:The Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Nursing is a unique dual degree program offered at the University of British Columbia. This program is jointly offered by the School of Population and Public Health and the School of Nursing. Nurses constitute the largest group of professionals in the public health work force. The MPH/MSN joint degree program will produce advanced practice public health nurses who have integrated knowledge and training in epidemiology, biostatistics, health service management, population-focused nursing interventions, policy development, research, and leadership skills and are capable of applying them to a diverse range of public health issues in interdisciplinary environments.

The MPH degree is currently the most widely recognized professional credential for leadership in public health, while the MSN provides advanced practice, nursing management, and research skills for supporting public health nurse leaders, and evaluating public health nursing practice. In addition, nurses in the MPH/MSN program will have access to a variety of courses in either School that address core competencies as defined by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
URL:Public Health and Nursing (MPH/MSN) at The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $19,983
Enrolment #:59

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicants must have a degree that is academically equivalent to a UBC 4-year Bachelor’s degree or a designation of equivalent status approved by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. The GPA is calculated based on all third and fourth-year level coursework and must be at least a B+ average based on the institution’s grading scale. Applicants must meet our quantitative admissions requirement. You can do so by receiving a B+ or higher in an approved calculus or statistics course, or take the GRE (minimum 153 quantitative and 153 verbal). Please note that the GRE must have been taken in the last 5 years.

* 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 June 04, 2019