Advance your career as a health professional
The Master of Health Evaluation (MHE) program is designed for professional evaluators and practicing health professionals seeking exciting careers in future health care decision-making. Graduates will be adept at evaluative thinking, well versed in systems science, evaluation theory and methods, and possess excellent skills in communication and stakeholder engagement. Offered online or in a blended format (online content with on-campus seminars), the MHE offers flexibility for the working professional and can be completed in two to four years. It also features a 12-week professional experience component.
Program overview and highlights
- Innovative program design - this is the first MHE professional graduate program in Canada
- Strong curriculum - the program is based on the core competencies for evaluation practice established by the Canadian Evaluation Society
- Meets the demands of the field - provides students with the knowledge, skills, and field experience required to address complex health challenges in Canada and across the globe
- International perspective - includes national and global perspectives of health policy and evaluation
- Creates opportunities - the MHE encourages collaboration with health sector stakeholders and applied researchers through coursework and the practicum component
- The MHE program is flexible for the working professional and can be completed online or as a blend of both online and on-campus formats.
- Application deadline for Fall enrolment is February 1.
As a student in the program, you'll be required to take ten graduate-level courses. The program consists of seven required courses, two elective courses and an applied professional practicum course (PHS 641) component of at least 420 hours.
MHE course offerings and program sequence
Click on the links below to view the course offerings and program sequence for part-time and -time students. These sequences are subject to change but can be used as reference for planning your future terms.
The practicum provides a way for you to gain work experience in the field of health evaluation.
Provides opportunities to gain relevant practical experience working within a local public health unit, provincial and federal governmental agency, or non-governmental organization, etc. You will build on your understanding of the realities of health evaluation and be introduced to investigations and collaborative working relationships.
You will complete a 420-hour professional experience component, supervised by a qualified individual at an approved work place.