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The application portal for admission Fall 2024 will open September 15, 2023.

Please read the admission requirements before you apply.

Required Documentation

All documents should be scanned and uploaded within the application portal.

  • CV / Resume: 
    • Use this template – 2023 eHealth Resume Template – Resume should be no longer than 3 pages.  Upload into Slate as part of your application documents.
  • Transcripts: 
    • Unofficial 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 one (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).
  • IELTS or TOEFL Results
    • Applicants whose primary language is not English will submit an official copy of their TOEFL score or IELTS test report in the application portal. Please upload a copy of this as an attachment with your application. A minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 92 or a minimum overall IELTS score of 7.0 (minimum 6.5 in each category) is required.
    • Applicants who have completed a post-secondary degree from a program located outside of North America, where the language of instruction and evaluation is English, are not required to provide a TOEFL or IELTS scores. A statement on your transcript or a letter from the institution confirming the language of instruction must be included when you submit your application.
  • Thesis Stream Only:  Research Statement
    • Please provide a 1-page research statement that includes:
      • summary of your research accomplishments
      • a potential research problem in eHealth that you are interested in studying and
      • brief details of a possible research method you could use to address the problem

Application Process

The step-by-step application process is on the McMaster Graduate Studies website.

Go to Start Your Application to begin your application.

Indicate that you are applying to the eHealth MSc program; select either course-based or thesis option.

Faculty:  Please select Interdisciplinary from the drop down menu.

NOTE:  The MSc eHealth program has one admission per year, each September.  The program does not have a January or May intake.

Answer the questions in the application and upload the required documents.

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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

Completed applications will be reviewed only after the January deadline with results communicated in the new year.

Selected candidates will be invited to an interview with two members of our faculty.  The interview questions are behaviour-based, and will help identify candidates’ suitability for the 8-month internship, a required component of the full-time program.  The interview is not technical in nature.

Applicants to the part-time program do not participate in the interview or internship.


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Application Cycle:  September 15, 2023 – January 14, 2024

Admissions Webinars:

December 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm – Click to Register

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.