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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)

Course code: #1131C

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $15,192 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    65 out of 100

Highlights
Co-op

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)

The Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours) degree is an innovative four-year, paid co-op program that will prepare graduates for several in-demand careers in the healthcare industry. 

Conestoga's graduates enable the healthcare system to achieve its goals of person-centred, safe, high quality and sustainable health care through data-informed problem-solving. 

The 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 healthcare system. 

Focusing on health informatics and health information management, students in the BAHIS degree will experience a variety of real-life learning opportunities that will enrich the learning experience. 

Students will be challenged to use creativity and problem-solving skills to design, implement and evaluate a broad range of projects with community partners. 

Students will design health informatics and information management solutions while learning to maintain security, privacy and confidentiality. 

The BAHIS degree will offer students opportunities to develop critical thinking and communication skills that will enable them to work successfully on inter-professional teams. 

Upon graduation from the program, students will qualify to challenge the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) national certification examination. 

Graduates will be eligible for careers in health informatics utilizing their skills in information technology (IT), healthcare and management.

 

Note:

  • Advanced standing pathways are available for graduates with diplomas in health information management or Conestoga’s Health Office Administration program.
  • Successful completion of a pre-health sciences program may meet the admission requirements.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$22,392

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,200
Tuition 1 person $15,192

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

88
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

58
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • CAEL: 70, no sub-test band score less than 60
  • Conestoga English Language Test (CELT): Band 6

Conestoga offers a language program for students whose English language skills are below the standard required for admission but have met all other admission criteria.

You will be eligible for admission to the degree program after completing 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%

Your placement in the ELS program is determined by scores on an in-house English language test or TOEFL or IELTS.

For more details, visit this page.

Conestoga English LevelIELTS Academic
Overall Band
TOEFL iBTPearson Test of English
(PTE) Academic
Level 10-2.50-29 
Level 2

3.0-4.0

No band less than 2

30-45 
Level 3

4.5-5.0

No band less than 4.5

46-6036-45
Level 4

5.0-6.0

No band less than 5

61-7946-52
 
Direct entry to most diploma & certificate programs*

6.0

No band less than 5.5

8053-57
Direct entry to graduate certificate and degree programs**

6.5

No band less than 6

8858-60

Academic background and requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older
  • 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) with a minimum average of 65%
    • One (1) Grade 12 Mathematics course with a minimum average of 65% 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 65% (SBI4U)
  • Three (3) other Grade 12 U or M courses

Career opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Clinical Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Implementation Coordinator
  • Data Scientist
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Decision Support Specialist
  • Consultant

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