Programs

Advanced Neonatal Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences

The Diploma Program is specifically designed to prepare neonatal nurse practitioners. The advanced neonatal nursing component has been offered at McMaster University since 1986. The program has...

Astrobiology (Collaborative Program)

Interdisciplinary

A collaborative program between Faculties of Science and Health Sciences under the umbrella of the Origins Institute.

Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences

The biological and chemical processes that occur within living organisms in health and disease, and the application of the principles of the natural sciences to medicine.

Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization

Faculty of Health Sciences

Biomedical sciences focus complemented by business courses and interdisciplinary science-business projects.

Biomedical Engineering

Interdisciplinary

Training of multidisciplinary professionals who are comfortable in both biomedical and engineering environments, with focus on advances in medical research and applications of new technology in...

Chemical Biology

Interdisciplinary

Chemical biology involves the use of small molecules to affect living systems.  This multi-disciplinary approach to studying living systems incorporates everything from synthetic and analytical...

Child Life and Pediatric Psychosocial Care

Faculty of Health Sciences

Child Life specialists are members of pediatric interdisciplinary health care teams whose primary focus is on the developmental and emotional needs of children and their families. The program is...

Clinical Behavioural Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences

Students will learn comprehensive strategies for formulating client problems and choosing treatment interventions, increase their contacts with other professionals and improve their skills in...

Clinical Epidemiology

Faculty of Health Sciences

Clinical epidemiology concerns the advancement and application of health research knowledge for clinical decisions, and is integral to evidence-based medicine.

eHealth

Interdisciplinary

eHealth is the knowledge, skills and tools which enable information to be collected, managed, used and shared to support the delivery of healthcare and to promote health.

Global Health

Interdisciplinary

This interdisciplinary program integrates business, health sciences, and Social Sciences all of which are integral for developing a nuanced understanding of global health in the twenty-first century...

Health Management

Interdisciplinary

Regulated healthcare professionals gain new knowledge and hone skills required to compete for and succeed in management roles in a healthcare environment through this 32 month, part-time, course-...

Health Policy

Interdisciplinary

Health Policy is an interdisciplinary field that investigates how health policy is made, what it is, what it might become, and its impact. The implementation of Health Policy within a society...

Health Research Methodology

Faculty of Health Sciences

The program focuses on developing competency and leadership in research methodology that promotes the integration of health relevant disciplinary perspectives to create rigorous and innovative...

Health Science Education

Faculty of Health Sciences

The program is designed to develop skills in both the research and scholarship in health professions education. It provides students with opportunities to develop a comprehensive understanding of...

MD/Ph.D.

Faculty of Health Sciences

The program is designed to train the next generation of clinician scientists who will pursue research as a major career priority and be at the forefront of medical research and innovation. It has a...

Medical Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences

The Medical Sciences Graduate Program provides opportunities for multidisciplinary graduate education in the Health Sciences within several areas relevant to human health.

Neuroscience

Interdisciplinary

MiNDS (McMaster Integrative Neuroscience Discovery & Study) is a research intensive interdisciplinary graduate program in Neuroscience that includes faculty members from Science, Health Sciences...

Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences

The Nursing graduate program provides registered nurses with the opportunity to become clinical health science investigators in Nursing, contributing to the development and evaluation of health care...

Occupational Therapy

Faculty of Health Sciences

Occupational Therapists work collaboratively with people to enable them to participate in the occupations that give meaning and purpose to their lives. Occupations are everything that people do to...

Physiotherapy

Faculty of Health Sciences

Physiotherapists are experts in movement and function. As health care professionals, physiotherapists work with people across the lifespan, who have a wide array of mobility issues, injuries, and/or...

Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Faculty of Health Sciences

Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioners (PHC NPs) are registered nurses, who are specialists in primary health care, who provide accessible, comprehensive and effective care to clients of all ages....

Public Health

Faculty of Health Sciences

The program ensures an adequate supply of public health professionals with the right knowledge, skills and relevant education and mentorship opportunities to revitalize Canada’s public health system...

Rehabilitation Science

Faculty of Health Sciences

Students develop competencies as Rehabilitation Scientists and apply theory, research design, and analysis methods to a thesis advancing this field.

Speech Language Pathology

Faculty of Health Sciences

Speech-Language Pathologists are autonomous rehabilitation health professionals with specialized knowledge, skills and clinical training in the prevention, screening, identification, assessment, and...