eHealth is defined as “the knowledge, skills and tools which enable information to be collected, managed, used and shared to support the delivery of healthcare and to promote health.”
McMaster’s eHealth graduate program provides high quality training in the broad interdisciplinary area of health informatics. It emphasizes industry-relevant academic research and development. The program is the result of a partnership between the faculties of Health Sciences, Engineering and Business.
Students are given extensive training, along with research and internship experience. The combination will give you the unique expertise you will need to use technology to help improve and develop the healthcare system in Canada. You will learn from McMaster faculty, visiting academic and industry speakers, researchers and your fellow students.
35 to 45 new students from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds are admitted each year. Our students have a common interest in information technology and using it to support health services research and delivery. Graduates of the program have been employed by governments, business and organizations involved in the health services industry and related research fields.
You can earn your MSc in eHealth degree in several different ways. Choose the option that’s best for you:
Contact us if you have any questions about the program or the application process.