PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • Partnership between DeGroote School of Business and School of Rehabilitation Science
  • Targeted to regulated health professionals in Canada or internationally
  • Offered part-time and full-time
  • Delivered on-line with two short residency periods
  • Completed in 32 months (part-time) or 12 months (full-time)
  • Gain advanced standing towards Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation
  • Targeted to regulated health professionals working in for-profit or public sector in Canada or internationally​

Curriculum

Part-time Stream:
The required courses include five core courses; an elective (half course, one credit, 3 units); and in the final year of study, the completion of 2 half courses or 1 full course from Year 3 Options list.


Full-time Stream:
The required courses include five core courses; and in the final ​term of study, the completion of HM733 & HM734 courses.


Note:

Courses HM 700, 705, 706, 707, 708, 731, 732, 733, 734, 798 are equivalent to a half course.
Course HM 730 is equivalent to 2 half courses.

See Course Information

Part-time Sequence (32 months)

Year Fall Term Winter Term Summer Term
Year 1 HM700 Health Systems and Policy HM705 Evaluating Sources of Evidence for Management and Evaluation HM706 Strategic Health Management and Marketing Foundations
Year 2 HM707 Accounting and Financial Foundations for Healthcare Management Elective HM708 Leadership in Health Organizations
Year 3 Option A HM730 Scholarly Paper HM730 Scholarly Paper continues  
Year 3 Option B HM731 Economic Evaluation in Healthcare HM732 Strategic Writing for Health Professionals  
OR HM733 Knowledge Translation in Healthcare Practice and Management HM734 Quality and Safety in Healthcare  
ORHM798 Independent Experiential Study
Full-time Sequence (12 months)

Term Fall Term Winter Term Summer Term
Term 1 HM700 Health Systems and Policy HM705 Evaluating Sources of Evidence for Management and Evaluation HM706 Strategic Health Management and Marketing Foundations
Term 2 HM707 Accounting and Financial Foundations for Healthcare Management HM732 Strategic Writing for Health Professionals HM708 Leadership in Health Organizations
Term 3 HM733 Knowledge Translation in Healthcare Practice and Management HM734 Quality and Safety in Healthcare  

The MHM program is offered primarily online, with two short on-site residency periods (three days each at McMaster University). These residency periods allow students to build rapport with other students in their cohort and to meet MHM faculty members.


Part-time Stream: Residencies are held in term 1 and term 6 of the program.

Full-time Stream: Residencies are held in term 1 and term 3.

Information on tuition fees can be obtained from the McMaster Student Accounts and Cashier webpage. Master of Health Management tuition is located under "Special Program Fees".

For a breakdown of your additional fees, please check Mandatory Supplementary Fees under "Mandatory Supplementary Fees". You may qualify for professional development funds through your province. Please check with your professional college regarding this opportunity.