Suggested Program Plan (Course Option)

We suggest that all students in the Master of Public Health with Specialization in Social-Ecological Systems, Sustainability and Health program (course option) complete the following. The plan described below may not necessarily be offered in this order.

  • Standard Full-time students must complete all requirements within 6 terms (2 years)
  • Flexible Full-time students must complete all requirements within 12 terms (4 years)

For detailed information about each course, see our University Calendar.






Year 1

HESC 5010: Foundations of Public and Population Health

HESC 5013: Social and Ecological Determinants of Health

HESC 5070: Epidemiology I


HESC 5030: Intro to Biostats

HESC 5210: Health Promotion and Illness Prevention

HESC 213: Environmental and Occupational Public Health

Elective #1

Year 2

HESC 5012: Perspectives in Ecological Health

HESC 5510: Program Planning and Evaluation


HESC 5011: Canadian Food Systems: Crititcal Perspectives in Health and Sustainability

Elective #2


HESC 5805: Practicum and Report