McMaster University

Faculty of Health Sciences

Master of Health Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Health Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

Bridge the gap between health professional and health management! Current regulated health professionals are required to respond to unique leadership demands and aspire to assume leadership roles in a variety of health care sectors. Gain the knowledge and skills to move into and excel in health management roles while enhancing your understanding of health care system design and policy analysis. Enroll in McMaster's Master of Health Management program and be part of the university that pioneered problem-based and online learning for health professionals. Enhance your adaptability to changing career environments, with the flexibility of a part-time, online degree that will not conflict with your full time employment. McMaster University offers an online Master program, directed to healthcare professionals who are seeking to assume or have assumed a leadership role in a variety of healthcare sectors. Graduates of the program will demonstrate new knowledge and skills in communication, political and healthcare environments, organizational behaviour and human resources management, research awareness and leadership. This online, part-time, course based degree fits easily into an individual’s lifestyle. The program includes 5 core courses, 1 elective and a scholarly paper course. Core courses include Health Systems and Policy; Evaluating Sources of Evidence for Management; Health Management Foundations I and II; and Leadership in Health Organizations. Students take the 5 core courses online together as part of a small cohort throughout the program. During the first and second to last course, students attend a 3 day on campus residency. This part time degree program can be completed in 32 months. A Collaboration between the Faculty of Health Sciences (Rehabilitation Science) and DeGroote School of Business.


Accreditation process in progress.

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# of Credits Required: 8

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