Admission Process

Current U of S students can apply through PAWS
 

***ADMISSIONS FOR FALL 2014 ARE NOW CLOSED***

Application Information

PLEASE READ THE APPLICATION STEPS BELOW AND ALSO THE FAQ’S  BEFORE APPLYING. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU DO THIS PRIOR TO APPLYING SO YOU KNOW THE INFORMATON WHICH WILL BE REQUESTED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

Applicants are selected on the basis of academic and research potential as demonstrated by academic credentials, letters of reference, and past experience and scholarly contributions. All candidates must submit the following:

STEP 1 APPLY ONLINE

Complete the online application for admission at Apply Now

During the application process you will be asked to provide the following:

  • $90.00 non-refundable application fee
  • 3 letters of recommendation 

The University will contact your referees electronically using the email information you have provided in your application. It is critical that you contact your referees in advance to explain the process so that they can respond appropriately and also confirm your referee's availability and email address prior to submitting their contact information.

Alert your referees that an email, with the appropriate link to the reference submission pages, will be sent to them.  This email is usually sent two or three business days after you complete your application online.  Failure to confirm the availability and email addresses may lead to delays in receiving your references.  If you submit an incorrect email address you will be required to request your referee to submit a GSR 101 Confidential Letter of Recommendation form. GSR 101 form

If you need to change your referee you will be required to request your new referee to submit a GSR 101 Confidential Letter of Recommendation form.

Once a reference is submitted electronically by your referee, it will be updated automatically to your check in list.  If it is not checked in, it has not been received.  In this case, you will need to follow up with your referees, to ensure that the reference is submitted by the deadline.

At least two of these recommendations should be from professors acquainted with the applicant's previous scholarly work, while other recommenders may comment on the student's preparation for continuing studies through his/her work experience. In cases where an applicant has been out of university for some years, professional recommendations may be submitted. 

If your recommender(s) does not wish to complete the reference form electronically, they may submit the GSR 101 Confidential Letter of Recommendation to the School of Public Health.  See address below.

 

STEP 2 DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE SENT FROM OFFICIAL INSTITUTIONS

  • Two official copies of all post-secondary transcripts sent directly from your institution and proof of degree completion (certificate/diploma or degree awarded noted on official transcript); and
  • Original score results detailing Proof of Academic English competency.  For details of this requirements, please go to:  English Competency

If your country/institution is listed on the CGSR website as being exempt, we will indicate this on your application checklist once your official transcripts have been received.

If you are required to submit English proficiency testing, all tests are valid for two years after the testing date.  Your test must be valid until the Fall Term.

STEP 3 DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FROM APPLICANT

  • A brief letter of interest (approximately 1-2 pages in length) addressed to the MPH Program Director. This letter should include:
    1. A description of all employment and/or study experiences that relate to their interests in Public Health; and
    2. A description of why the applicant wants to pursue a degree in the interdisciplinary context of the School of Public Health; and
    3. A description of their education and career aspirations and how they feel the program will help meet these goals.
  • A current curriculum vitae that minimally includes the following information:
    • name and contact information
    • education and awards
    • employment
    • other relevant experience

The Letter of Interest and Curriculum Vitae may be emailed to sph.admissions@usask.ca

Note: All documents submitted to the University of Saskatchewan become the property of the University. Documents will not be returned to the applicant.

Application package and supporting documentation must be sent to: 

 Mailing address
Admissions
School of Public Health
University of Saskatchewan
E Wing Health Sciences
104 Clinic Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4
Canada
  
Courier address
Admissions
School of Public Health
University of Saskatchewan
E Wing Health Sciences
104 Clinic Place, Room 3347
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E5
Canada
 
Should you require any assistance in completing your application, please contact our SPH Office at sph.admissions@usask.ca.