Health Systems, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
22156 CAD/year
5416 CAD/year
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Health Systems from University of Ottawa cultivates researchers and industry leaders who will lead this transformation. We have developed a multi-talented, multidisciplinary core group of faculty who specialize in applying both qualitative and quantitative methods to health systems.


At Health Systems from University of Ottawa students in our program have come from varied disciplines including sociology, psychology, engineering, business and a number of health-related fields. They have studied such diverse topics as wait time management, human resource planning, inter-professional team development, capacity planning, information technology adoption and impacts, quality of care and patient perceptions of illness. 

Students at Health Systems from University of Ottawa will:

  • apply their knowledge
  • help improve the quality and timeliness of care in health systems in Canada and around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Design Methodologies and the Conduct of Research
  • Research Topics in Health Systems
  • Systems Analysis, Modeling and Decision Support in Health 
  • Directed Reading

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a four-year bachelor’s (honours) degree in management (B. Com.), health sciences, life sciences, medicine, nursing, computer science, economics, social sciences, engineering, mathematics or a related field with at least a 75% (B+) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) calculated in accordance with graduate studies guidelines.
  • Statement of research interest (1000 words
  • A competitive score on the GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE
  • 6 units (2 undergraduate courses) in analysis
  •  Resume required
  • GMAT
  • GRE
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22156 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11078 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5416 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2708 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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