Health Informatics

Where health and information
technology intersect.

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Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

In compliance with the Certificates and Diploma admission policy from Undergraduate Council, learners who wish to enter the Diploma in Health Information Management, or the Diploma in Health Informatics must have one of the following:

  • An undergraduate degree, diploma, or equivalent, from an accredited University or College;
  • Be a mature learner as defined in the Undergraduate Calendar of McMaster University; or,
  • Be deemed an exceptional case by the Centre for Continuing Education.

Applicants should review the detailed admission requirements before submitting the application in order to review what documentation is required.

Program Prerequisites

In order to ensure that learners have the basic capabilities necessary to be successful in the programs' academic courses, it is recommended that learners have the following prerequisite knowledge, skills, or course completion:

*Missing a prerequisite course?  Consult the Health Information Management and Health Informatics prerequisite course list for options.