Department of Family & Community Medicine

Applying to Graduate Studies

Application to our MScCH and MPH degree programs is made online to the School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto through the Dalla Lana School of Public Health.

The application process begins in mid-October with a mid-January deadline for September starts.

Admission Requirements

Candidates will be admitted under the general admissions requirements set by the School of Graduate Studies at the University of Toronto.

This includes: 

  • At least a mid-B average in the last 5.0 full course equivalents completed at a senior level
  • An appropriate four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent, from a recognized University
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency if your previous studies were completed in a country where English is not the native language or if the language of instruction was not English

In addition to these requirements, applicants to our programs must be licensed in a regulated health profession and actively practicing in their fields.

Students who are admitted to the MScCH under the pilot criteria must have completed a residency program and a minimum of one year of licensed clinical practice.

We advise all students to review the Application FAQs prior to submitting an application. An undergraduate statistics course is not required for our programs.

Want to learn more? Watch one of our recent information sessions:

MScCH (FCM) Pilot Admissions for IMGs
Monday, October 15, 2018 | 12:00 - 1:00pm EDT
Watch the recording or download a brief summary.

DFCM Graduate Programs
Monday, October 22, 2018 | 12:00 - 1:00pm EDT
Watch the recording or download a brief summary.

MPH (FCM) and MScCH (FCM) Info Session
Monday, November 26, 2018 | 8:00 - 9:00am EST
Watch the recording or download a brief summary