Whether you’re working on a project related to clinical decision support, health data analytics or patient support services, your research will directly impact the healthcare system.
Why choose health informatics at Dal?
Create opportunities: A master’s in health informatics is added value to your career and will open up new opportunities for you in the Canadian healthcare system.
Wide range of backgrounds: Whether you are a health or IT professional working in Canada, a student coming direct from a bachelor degree, or a foreign-trained health professional, this degree is right for you.
No prior technology degree needed: You don’t need a previous degree in health informatics or information technology to join the program. We consider people from health and informatics backgrounds.
Part-time option: This flexible degree can be done part-time so you don’t have to leave your job.
Learn in person: Share ideas and insights among experienced faculty members and classmates with a range of diverse backgrounds and professional experiences.
Interdisciplinary: Our program is a unique partnership between the Faculties of Computer Science and Medicine so you will get exposure to healthcare issues and solutions from both healthcare professionals and computer science experts.
Research intensive: Develop interesting and innovative solutions to prevailing healthcare challenges. Publish your research, get recognized and bring it into your profession.
Award-winning students: Four of our Master of Health Informatics students have won the COACH Steven Huesing Scholarship, a national award for excellence in health informatics.