Master of Health Information Science (MHIS)


Gain skills & knowledge in a rapidly expanding area of research

The MHIS program offers both thesis and course-based options while the doctoral program in HIS is thesis-based only. Both provide students with fundamental knowledge in health and health care, including:

  • Public health
  • Health policy and clinical health care
  • Knowledge organization and management
  • Knowledge translation
  • Patient and professional information seeking behaviour
  • Information ethics and policy

Draw expertise from two faculties

Students complete their course work through graduate seminars and courses offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies.

Access courses from:
  • Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Health Information Science
  • Library & Information Science
  • Journalism & Communications
  • Media Studies

Tailor to your research goals

Students can access elective courses to build research and content expertise suited to their future goals, including health and medical informatics, legal and business aspects of health systems, clinical medicine and research, and health psychology and sociology.

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