Oct 22, 2020  
School of Graduate Studies Calendar, 2019-2020 
    
School of Graduate Studies Calendar, 2019-2020 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Health Management, M.H.M.


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The general regulations for this degree appear under the Regulations for Master’s degrees near the beginning of this Calendar.

Admission Requirements


  • Regulated health professional (evidence of active registration in the applicant’s professional affiliation in his/her own province/country). Examples of regulated health professionals include audiologists, dietitians, nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists, physiotherapists, physicians.
  • Non-regulated health professional candidates will be considered if they have a minimum of 12 months working experience within the healthcare system as a healthcare professional OR supervisory experience of regulated health professionals.
  • Graduation with a minimum of a B+ average from a 4-year health professional program.
  • One academic and two clinical/work place related references.
  • Written application outlining career plans, research interests and suitability for the Master of Health Management Program.
  • If the applicant’s native language is not English, an official copy of their TOEFL score, or other evidence of competency in English. A minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 92 (580 on the paper-based TOEFL test or 237 on the computer-based TOEFL test) is required.

Degree Requirements


  1. Complete with at least B- standing, six (6) graduate half courses
    1. Completion of five mandatory courses
    2. Completion of one elective course. This may be chosen from among on-campus (e.g. Rehabilitation Science Program or Master of Business Administration Program), other distance education courses, including those offered by other universities, and may be geared towards the particular interests of the student. A list of pre-approved courses for electives has been created (see www.healthmanagement.mcmaster.ca) and approved by the Associate Deans of Graduate Studies (Health Sciences and Business); and
  2. Complete with at least B- standing, one of the following options

a. Course-Based Option: Completion of two additional half courses from the following list:

b. Scholarly Paper Option (only available to Part-Time students): Complete HLTH MGT 730 Scholarly Paper  to demonstrate integrative thinking in the study of health management at a general and abstract level.

Mandatory courses are:

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