Please note the Fall 2021 application deadline for the Health Informatics program has now passed.
Winter 2022 applications are now open! Please check the Application Procedure page for more information.
Where health and information technology intersect
Using technology, clinical guidelines,
information systems, and data management practices, health informatics
professionals optimize the collection, storage, and use of information in
Health informatics applies
to the areas of nursing, clinical care, dentistry, pharmacy, public health,
occupational therapy, and medical research.
Working in conjunction with the Health Information Management program, program participants will
- Explore, learn and apply their knowledge and
skills in a dynamic, online learning environment.
- Be presented with opportunities to establish a network of
professionals from both areas of study, as program participants
share three courses designed for both health information managers and health
informaticians, and then progress to take a deeper examination of health
Upon successful completion of the program,
participants will be eligible for a McMaster University Diploma in Health
Who Should Take Health Informatics Program?
- Health care professionals seeking second career or a new career path
- Individuals with related study, or background in computer science, IT
- Currently employed, or seeking employment in the health informatics field
- Health informatics professionals looking to upgrade previous education background
- International professionals seeking Canadian education in health informatics
About the Diploma in Health Informatics
- Part-time program, consisting of 9, 3-unit courses;
- Online delivery, instructor facilitated;
- Learn from experienced Health Informatics professionals;
- Designed in consultation with the industry’s professional association
Please contact us for consultation to help determine if this program is right for you.