The graduates help fill a skill shortage and are in demand for jobs as data analysts, business intelligence specialists, privacy professionals, and clinical informatics specialists.
The Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours) degree from Conestoga College is an innovative four-year, paid co-op program that will prepare graduates for a number of in-demand careers in the health-care industry.
Our graduates enable the health-care system to achieve its goals of person-centred, safe, high quality and sustainable health care through data-informed problem solving.
Our graduates will use applied and integrated knowledge and skills from health information science, biomedical and health sciences, information technology and management sciences to positively impact the health-care system.
Focusing on health informatics and health information management, students in the BAHIS degree will experience a variety of real-life learning opportunities that will enrich the learning experience.
Students will be challenged to use creativity and problem-solving skills to design, implement and evaluate a broad range of projects with community partners. Students will design health informatics and information management solutions while learning to maintain security, privacy and confidentiality.
The BAHIS degree will offer students opportunities to develop critical thinking and communication skills that will enable them to work successfully on inter-professional teams. Upon graduation from the program, students will qualify to challenge the national certification examination of the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). Our graduates will be eligible for careers in health informatics utilizing their skills in information technology (IT), healthcare and management.
The graduates have careers as data analysts, clinical analysts, project managers, software developers, privacy officers, implementation coordinators, data scientists, business intelligence consultants, decision support specialists, and consultants.
On average, 82% of graduates from the last three years found employment within six months of graduation.
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- Success in Health Care Careers
- Healthcare Governance in Canada
- Health Informatics
- Biomedical Concepts
- Database Concepts
- Academic Communications
- Health Information Management
- Solving Problems in Health Systems
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Management Health Sciences View 102 other Bachelors in Public Health in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older
- A minimum of six (6) Grade 12 courses with a minimum cumulative average of 65%, including three (3) required U level courses and three (3) additional U or M level courses (Higher averages are often required for admission due to competition for available spaces in the program.)
International13800 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13800 CAD per year during 48 months.
National6615 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6615 CAD per year during 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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