Public health programs receive new accreditation

Bachelors programs and Master of Public Health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health

Faculty of Health

The School of Public Health Sciences is pleased to announce that three of its programs have received accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH): the  Bachelor of Public Health ,  Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences  and  Master of Public Health. 

The U.S.-based CEPH is the world’s main public health accrediting agency. Accreditation with CEPH ensures that programs remain aligned with internationally recognized public health standards.

"We’re delighted to have received this accreditation," said  Ellen MacEachen , the School’s director. "We have top-notch programs in public health and we’re happy to join other institutions with similar-minded goals."

CEPH accreditation carries several important benefits, not only for the accredited institution, but for students, employers and the general public. It ensures that educational requirements reflect the current training needs of the profession and helps promote professional mobility and employment opportunities for graduates. It also provides assurance that the curriculum covers essential skills and knowledge needed for today’s work force.