Conestoga College

Applied Health Information Science

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Doon Campus
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Medical Informatics
Description:Do you want a great job when you graduate? Launch your health care career today by applying to the Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science. Our 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 is an innovative four-year co-op program that will prepare graduates for a number of in-demand careers in the health care industry. Our graduates enable the healthcare 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.
URL:Applied Health Information Science at Conestoga College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,984
International: $16,169

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Biology 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older, and 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.) The following Grade 12 U courses are required: English (ENG4U), one (1) Grade 12 Mathematics course with a minimum average of 70% from the following: Advanced Functions (MHF4U) OR Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) OR Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U), Grade 12 Biology with a minimum average of 70% (SBI4U), and three (3) other Grade 12 U or M courses.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

Applicants with transcripts from institutions where the language of instruction is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency with a minimum test score on one of the following language proficiency tests or equivalent scores from another internationally recognized English language test: IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL iBT 88; CAEL 70, no sub-test band score less than 60; PTE Academic 58; or Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6. We offer a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but all other admission criteria have been met. An applicant will be eligible for admission to the degree program after completion of level 4 of the General Arts and Science - English Language Studies (ELS) program with an overall grade average of 80% and no grade less than 75%. Placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 28, 2018