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Program Requirements

You must meet these requirements to graduate from the program. If you have any questions about the requirements, please contact our Program Administrator.

Full-Time (Thesis) Students

  • Complete at least 5 graduate-level, one-term courses. You must earn at least a B- in each of them. This includes:
  • Complete an 8-month internship.
  • Prepare and orally defend a written thesis.

Your supervisor will work with you to plan your study program.

Full-Time (Course-Based) Students

  • Complete at least 8 graduate-level, one-term courses. You must earn at least a B- in each of them. This includes:
  • Complete an 8-month internship.
  • Write a scholarly research paper (which earns at least a passing grade).

Your advisor will work with you to plan your study program.

Part-Time (Course-Based) Students

  • Complete at least 8 graduate-level, one-term courses. You must earn at least a B- in each of them. This includes:
  • Write a scholarly research paper (which earns at least a passing grade).

Your advisor will work with you to plan your study program.

Part-time students are not required to do an internship.

Admissions

The application portal for Fall 2022 cohort is closed.

Details regarding the next intake in September 2023 will be posted when available

Read about the application process and admission requirements.

Contact ehinfo@mcmaster.ca if you have any questions along the way. We’re here to help.