Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Community Health Sciences

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Program Information

School:Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Description:The primary aim of the Graduate Program in Community Health Sciences is to prepare candidates to conduct research, either in the need for and the organization and delivery of health care, or in the understanding of diseases and their risk factors. Ph.D. and thesis-based M.Sc. degrees are offered, with specializations in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Population Health, and Hospital Epidemiology. Combined M.D./M.Sc. and M.D./Ph.D. programs are also available. Students acquire knowledge and skills in respect to biostatistics, clinical and community-based epidemiology, needs assessment, health and illness behaviour, and the organization and evaluation of health services and programs.
URL:Community Health Sciences at Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,389

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    MSc degree, or relevant master’s degree, recognized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, or transfer from MSc program, or, in exceptional cases, BSc degree or equivalent. A minimum admission grade point average of 3.30 (on the University of Calgary four-point system; equivalent to a "B+") based on the last two years of the undergraduate degree consisting of a minimum of 60 units (10 full-course equivalents) and any master’s course work if applicable.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 105] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 86]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * 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 07, 2019