Career Paths

PhD graduates will find that there is significant demand for public health professionals specializing in epidemiology. Potential employers of these professionals include: 

  • Provincial ministries of health, agriculture and environment
  • Regional health authorities and public health departments
  • Universities
  • Federal agencies such as the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada.
  • Private sector employers such as food and agriculture enterprises, environmental consulting firms, pharmaceutical companies, and private health care services