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The application portal for admission Fall 2023 will open in September 2022.  Start your application

The eHealth MSc program does not have a January or May admission.

Please note that we do NOT use rolling admissions.
Completed applications will be reviewed only after the January deadline with results communicated in the new year.

Please read the admission requirements before you apply.

Required Documentation

All documents should be scanned and uploaded directly on the main McMaster Graduate Studies website (see link below) during the completion of your application.

  • CV / Resume:  please use this template – eHealth Resume Template
    Please limit your resume to 2 pages and use this template as an attachment to your application
  • Transcripts
    Unoffical transcripts for all post-secondary study at a university level. Upload a scanned copy. (Original transcripts and language testing results will only be required if you are accepted into the program.)
  • References
    Two references with a minimum of 1 academic reference preferred. You will be asked to provide the name, institution, and email address for each of your references.  They will receive an email containing a link to provide their reference.    Professional references may be used if you have graduated 5+ years ago – in the reference section, please select:  Professional in lieu of Academic Reference (graduated 5+ years ago).  For exceptions please contact the Program Administrator.
  • IELTS or TOEFL Results
    Applicants whose primary language is not English but completed a degree where the language of instruction and evaluation was English may be exempt from providing an ELP test score.  Please see the Graduate Calendar for more information.
  • Thesis Stream Only:  Research Statement
    Please provide a 1-page Research Statement that includes a potential research topic related to a problem in eHealth that you are interested in studying further.

Application Process

Follow the step-by-step process on the main McMaster Graduate Studies website. Indicate that you’re applying to the eHealth MSc program; select either course-based or thesis option.

Faculty:  Please select Interdisciplinary from the drop down menu.

There is a series of questions in the application. Answers should be brief.

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Application Fee

Applications must be accompanied by the required $110 application fee.

This fee is non-refundable and must be paid in Canadian dollars.

What Comes Next

Our admission committee reviews each completed application.

If you’re applying for one of the full-time options, a face-to-face interview is the final step of the application process. The interview helps determine how suitable you are for an 8-month internship, which is a required component of the full-time program.


If you have any questions, please contact us at


Application Cycle:  September 1, 2023 – January 12, 2023

Admissions Webinars:

Admissions webinars will begin in September.  Sheila Richardson and Margaret Leyland will share information about the program, the internship, and the application process.

Please review the material on the How to Apply website before you begin your application.

Read about the application process and admission requirements on the eHealth website.