Digital Health Bachelors Degree (Honours) - 595

Degree
Four years or more
Gain the knowledge, skills and qualification to deliver IT services in various healthcare settings.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • Learn and apply information technology principles including software development, networking, operating systems, user interface design and databases to the field of digital health.
  • Integrate and leverage digital health devices to provide and improve patient care.
  • Utilize information technology to provide efficiency improvements to the health system.
  • Apply digital health principles to the Canadian Healthcare system with an emphasis on the systems, supports, and tools used in the province of Ontario.
  • Focus on patient safety, personalized health delivery, self-management and behaviour modification.
  • Apply research methods and statistics in a final-year applied research capstone project.

 

What you will learn: 

  • Design and development of health informatics solutions.
  • Application of technology to the design and implementation of digital health systems.
  • Measurement tracking and improvement of health through devices, sensors and wearables.
  • Use of data analytics principles to produce data visualizations and build predictive models of disease transmission and treatment outcomes to inform decision making.
  • Policies pertaining to privacy and security of personal health information and records including the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), and The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
  • Cloud computing and the processing of large health-related datasets.
  • Health system standards, integration and interoperability.
  • Telehealth and virtual care systems for safe and efficient remote patient monitoring and interactions.
  • Utilization of digital health technologies for remote care, health delivery and patient self-management.
  • Management of healthcare records, systems and processes.

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Admission

Completion of the OSSD (or equivalent) with a minimum of six (6) University (U) or university/college (M) courses:

  • Grade 12 English (U-level) 
  • One Grade 12 Mathematics course (U-level)
  • Grade 12 Science (U-level)
  • 3 additional high school elective credits (level U or M)

The grade in each of the required courses must be 70% or higher
The average of all six courses required must be 70% of higher

Recommended:

  • ICS4U /ICS4C/ICS4M - Computer Science

Language Requirements for International Students:

See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Tuition and Fees

2021 - 2022 Domestic Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees $831.02 $712.05
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Compulsory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $3,253.16 $3,253.16
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester $4,084.18 $3,965.21
Total 1st Year Fees $8,049.39

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2021 - 2022 International Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $8,600.00 $8,600.00
Co-op Fees N/A N/A
Program Compulsory Fees $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Per Semester $9,050.00 $8,975.00
Total 1st Year Fees $18,025.00

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Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

  • Instructor led labs that will demonstrate the theory. 

  • Participate in simulation labs where you will utilize the latest digital health devices 

  • Complete a capstone project that will allow you to demonstrate your skills in Mohawk’s new Digital Health Lab.

  • 1 four-month work placement experience is required. Students may have an opportunity for a second placement.
  • Learn from, and collaborate on, projects with our mHealth & eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC) group

To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning.

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Career Opportunities

 

Your future career options: 

  • Clinical Systems Analyst 
  • Information Systems Analyst 
  • Computer Programmer 
  • Application Developer  
  • Data Integrity Analyst 
  • Database Architect 
  • Information Privacy Coordinator 
  • Health Records Technician 
  • Health Systems Specialist 
  • Project Manager 
  • Health IT Consultant 

Where you could work

  • Consulting 
  • Hospitals 
  • Provincial Government & Public Health 
  • Research Institutions 
  • Medical Clinics 
  • Information Technology 
  • Education

Opportunities

Educational Pathways

 

Pathways to Mohawk 

If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
 

Pathways within Mohawk

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Pathways beyond Mohawk

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