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Master of Health Evaluation


Learn why Master of Health Evaluation student Shawn Prasad chose the online graduate program. 

The first Master of Health Evaluation (MHE) professional graduate program in Canada

Evaluation is essential to the practice of public health, the delivery of health services, and the responsible use of resources.

Current and emerging health problems, including the prevention and management of chronic disease, infectious disease, health inequalities, and the need for healthcare reform - require innovative problem solving and evaluation.

Waterloo's School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS) is preparing professional evaluators and practicing health professionals for exciting careers in program evaluation. Graduates will be adept at evaluative thinking and stakeholder management, and well versed in systems science and evaluation theory.

The MHE graduate degree program will particularly appeal to those in public health, health promotion, community health, applied health care settings and health system planning and design.

The MHE courses can be offered fully online or as a blend of both online and campus.

Waterloo's MHE program is an applied professional degree program that is course-work and practicum based.

Why an MHE degree from Waterloo?

  • 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
  • Accessible to students - the MHE builds on the University of Waterloo's expertise in online course provision
  • Flexible for the working professional - courses are offered via full-time or part-time study (2-4 years)
  • 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

Application deadline: February 1, 2017