Admission Qualifications

Admission Requirements

All applicants will need to meet the University of Saskatchewan's Graduate Studies requirements with regards to entry into the School of Public Health's program. Therefore, students are required to have at least a 70% average in the last 60 credit units of their previous programs for entry into the Master of Public Health Distance Program. It is also strongly recommended that students hold a bachelor's or higher degree in health sciences, life sciences, social sciences, or business, and have successfully completed an undergraduate statistics course. An admission interview may also be carried out prior to entry into the program. Please be advised that the Distance MPH program does not have an admission's deferral policy. Students accepted into the Distance MPH program need to attend during the academic year of their acceptance or reapply anew for consideration the following academic year. For more information on the University of Saskatchewan's graduate studies requirements, please visit the College of Graduate Studies and Research.

English Proficiency

Applicants must also show promise of ability to pursue advanced study and research and evidence of proficiency in English. Applicants who are not native English speakers, or who have not completed their most recent post-secondary program in an English-speaking country must provide evidence of English proficiency. For more information on language proficiency requirements please visit

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