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- This program is designed for students with a prior credential in the fields of health, business or technology.
- Design digital health solutions to improve patient care.
- Create best practices in administering digital health solutions while protecting patient safety and privacy.
- Participate in simulation labs where you will remotely monitor patients using digital health devices.
- Engage in hands-on experiential learning in our state of the art labs facilitated by our expert faculty.
- Develop a comprehensive applied research project to address a current challenge in the digital health field.
- Study using extensive online learning to fit your busy schedule.
What you'll learn:
- Examine the Canadian health care system with an emphasis on the systems, supports, and tools used in the province of Ontario.
- Develop, implement and evaluate digital health strategies and solutions that improve patient care.
- Respond to the digital health needs of patients and internal stakeholders.
- Recommend processes and procedures for maintenance and deployment of digital health solutions.
- Design and implement digital health solutions in compliance with current security policies, provincial standards, and industry regulations.
- Assess 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).
- Apply data analytics principles to produce data visualizations and build predictive models of disease transmission and treatment outcomes in order to inform decision making.
- Design and recommend telehealth and virtual care systems for safe and efficient remote patient monitoring and interactions.
- Evaluate the use of digital health technologies for self-care and remote care.
Experiential Learning - how you'll gain skills:
- 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.
- 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.
This program is also offered through Full Time Studies.
Continuing Education students usually complete this program in two to four years.
Courses in this program cost approximately $425 each. Textbooks are extra.
Admission and Registration
Intakes are available in the Fall (September) and Winter (January).
- University degree or college diploma (two year or longer) including most Business, Computer Science, or Humanities and Social Sciences program OR
- An acceptable combination of related work experience and postsecondary education (as determined by the college).
Original, official transcripts (in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution) must be submitted in order to receive an official, and final, offer for the program.
- Applicants declaring permanent resident or Convention Refugee status in Canada, must submit a copy of their Permanent Resident Card (PR card) along with their application.
- All applicants submitting international transcripts must also provide an official and sealed credential evaluation report. This can be coordinated through any of the following:
- An official English Language Proficiency score report outlining a minimum grade of 7 in all components.
- Other information or documents may be requested to determine your eligibility.
OSAP funding may be available. Learn more about Financial Assistance Options for Continuing Education Students.
For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, visit the Government of Canada Job Bank (opens in new window).
Frequently Asked Questions
- Continuing Education FAQ
- Where can I find more information on registering?
- What is the fee structure?
- How can I apply for an exemption?
- Can I obtain credit for learning obtained outside a traditional classroom?
- Where can I find more information on online learning and exams for online courses?
- How do I apply to graduate?
Technology and Skills Development