Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Public Health and Health Systems (Aging, Health, and Well-Being)

Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

Faculty:Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Field of Study:Gerontology
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $9,000

This cost estimate represents the tuition for the first year.


Waterloo's School of Public Health and Health Systems is training a new generation of leaders, researchers, and change agents, adept at thinking and responding to the complex adaptive systems that affect health and health care. Together, we are seeking innovative solutions to some of the major health challenges of our time.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • Normally a Master’s degree with a minimum 75% average in a field that is relevant to the area of aging, health and well-being (normally kinesiology, recreation and leisure studies or health studies and gerontology, but other degrees in life and social sciences could be suitable as well).
  • Submit a letter indicating reasons for pursuing graduate studies and a written statement outlining research interests.
  • Application Notes :
  • Résumé/Curriculum vitae
  • Supplementary information form
  • Transcript(s)
  • Writing sample: Students must submit a copy of previous academic work, such as copies of preprints, reprints, or master's thesis, or other evidence of written scholarly work.
  • 3 References: academic
  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)
  • * 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 October 01, 2022