Currently I work for a reception center for government assisted refugees. I’m a medical officer (physician) with the Canadian Armed Forces. I’m a data analyst at the Public Health Agency of Canada. Peter: I chose to do the University of Waterloo Master of Public Health program because it gives me the flexibility to choose the pace that I learn at. Cassandra: I like the idea that I’ll be able to fit the classes in around my schedule. Marwa: It suits my needs and suits my career objectives. The University of Waterloo has a strong reputation and innovation. Peter: It stood out from the rest based on the high quality of the program, the fellow students in the program. Dr. John Garcia: The University of Waterloo has world-class scientists that are engaged in research on current public health problems and developing solutions to them. We’re contributing to a competent public health workforce by teaching students core competencies for public health practice. We’ve got students that are working all over the world. We have a vast network that we can draw on for practicum placements and advisement of students in terms of their career prospects. Peter: The Waterloo MPH program stood out from the rest based on its high quality of instruction. Sarah: They really cared about what they were teaching us and what we were taking away to be able to apply professionally. Marwa: Our instructors they don’t just say what they have to say they listen to us and they interact positively with us. Cassandra: These skills in epidemiology and statistics will help me in my future career to become a better health practitioner. John: It’s designed for working practitioners and we see in their applications that they actually are leaders. People that we take into the program are change agents they’re leaders of Public Health change and they’re going to have a major impact in the world after they’re finished.