The application for Fall 2022 will open at the end of July 2021.

Please note that we do NOT use rolling admissions.
Completed applications will be reviewed only after the December 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
  • Statement of Intent – standard is 1 page, tell us about yourself, why did you choose this program and perhaps where you see yourself post graduation.  We do not limit you to 250 words as the application website indicates.
  • 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. Minimum of 1 academic reference preferred. For exceptions please contact the Program Administrator.
  • IELTS or TOEFL Results
    If your post-secondary study was NOT conducted in English.
  • If you have no computer programming course on your transcript, you are required to complete an introductory level course by August 20, 2021. Verification (eg certificate) is required. See examples on our Admission Requirements page.

Application Process

Follow the step-by-step process on the main McMaster Graduate Studies website. Indicate that you’re applying to the Master of Science in eHealth program.

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 by credit card or cheque (or world money order) drawn on a Canadian bank and made payable to McMaster University. Cheques (or world money orders) should also include a $15 processing fee, for a total of $125.

Cheques and money orders should be sent to the following address:

School of Graduate Studies
McMaster University
Gilmour Hall, Room 212
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario Canada L8S 4L8

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.


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Start Your Application

The application portal for Fall 2022 will open July 2021.
Let us know if you have any questions along the way. We’re here to help.

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