Graduate programs


Do you have a passion for making a difference in the health of society? Do you believe that food security, housing and access to education are basic human rights for all citizens? Are you interested in collective action to improve the health of the population?

The Master of Public Health and Graduate Diploma will prepare you for research and practice roles to promote the health of populations. You are invited to apply for these innovative, accessible programs.

During the programs you will have the opportunity to:

  • creatively analyze public health issues and policies from diverse perspectives
  • gain knowledge of public health principles including ethical, legal and social dilemmas impacting the health of the population
  • complete a practicum to practice and demonstrate public health knowledge and skills within a professional practice setting

Choose one of three areas to focus on during your program:

  • Indigenous Peoples’ Health
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Social Policy

Flexible Learning Options

You complete the courses online in your own community and attend 3 on-campus experiences at the University of Victoria.