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McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences
1200 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8N 3Z5

eHealth (Thesis-based)

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculties of Health Sciences, Engineering and the School of Business
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, GeneralHealth-Related Knowledge and Skills, Other
Description 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. There are three components of the full-time, thesis option: 5 one-term courses, development and oral defence of a written thesis, and an eight-month internship.
Website: eHealth (Thesis-based) at McMaster University - Faculty of Health Sciences
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:
National:$8,070.16

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program, and includes supplementary fees.
Requirements
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]

Applicants whose native language is not English will be required to submit an official copy of their TOEFL score, or other evidence of competency in English is required. A minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 92 (580 on the paper-based TOEFL test or 237 on the computer-based TOEFL test) is needed for the Faculty of Health Sciences. Students taking the IELTS are required to achieve a minimum score of 7.0. Equivalent scores on other recognized tests may also be considered. Each of these scores are only valid for 2 years. Students who have completed an Academic ESL program through Canadian academic institutions may petition to have this considered in lieu of TOEFL. Applicants may be exempted from this requirement if they have completed a university degree at which English is the language of instruction.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants are required to have a CV/Resume, a statement of Intent, and two references (minimum of 1 academic preferred). Please visit the website for complete details.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: October 31, 2016