16 months
45730 CAD/year
10070 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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IHPME’s professional Health Informatics degree program at the University of Toronto provide individuals with the knowledge, skills, and strategic perspective necessary to assume leadership roles in the health-care system. 


About this Degree

The faculty members are the foremost thinkers, researchers, and practitioners influencing our health-care system today. Students are exposed to the latest evidence-informed research, thinking, and practice in the Health Informatics program, leading to the Master of Health Informatics (MHI) degree.

This Health Informatics professional program at the University of Toronto provides graduates with expertise in clinical information and communication technologies (ICTs) required to lead organizational and health system change. The MHI degree program prepares health informaticians to bridge the gaps between clinicians and ICT specialists. The learning experience is further enhanced by practicum placements and a curriculum shaped by strong relationships with leaders and top-performing organizations.

Programme Structure


  • Fundamentals of Health Informatics
  • Emergent Topics in Health Informatics
  • Emerging Applications in Consumer, Public, and Global Health Informatics
  • Human Factors and Systems Design in Health Care
  • Advanced Topics in Health Informatics (Strategic Frameworks for Solution Architecture)
  • Quantitative Skills in Health Informatics
  • Project Management for Health Informatics
  • Evaluation Methods for Health Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


10 alternative credits

10.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy IHPME's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • Appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university. Eligible undergraduate degrees include those in a health sciences or social sciences specialty, Regulated Health Professions in Ontario, or a computer science or information science specialty with the equivalent of a minimum mid-B average in the last academic year.

  • Successful applicants normally have relevant professional experience as a health services professional (e.g., manager or administrator) or health sciences/ clinical practitioner with demonstrated basic literacy and/or programming skills in computer applications relevant to the health sector, or a computer or information technician within a health-care setting or health software vendor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45730 CAD/year
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  • National

    10070 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10070 CAD per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 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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