Gurprit Randhawa in an office
Gurprit Randhawa says this unique degree combined her passion for healthcare, technology and computer science. This helped her land a career she loves as Manager of Clinical Improvements & Informatics at Island Health.

You'll graduate with the skills and experience to take on a wide variety of positions in health care technology and management—improving health care delivery every day.

The demand for health information specialists is growing and our alumni experience virtually 100% employment with opportunities that can take them anywhere in the world. Co-op placements give them the experience and network to jump into great positions right away.

Our graduates work in health information and hospital management, health research and community wellness programs.

  • Application analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Chief information officer
  • Clinical informatics analyst
  • Health system planner
  • Information architect
  • Information officer
  • Program coordinator
  • Program director
  • Project manager
  • Research assistant
  • System designer
  • Systems coordinator
  • Technical application lead

Some additional education or training may be required.

More information is available from UVic Co-op + Careers (PDF) and Canada’s Health Informatics Association.

Develop your career

Meet our alumni

Julia Pearson

Lab Instructor
Health Information Science
Julia Pearson is a graduate alumna with a BSc in Health Information Science (HINF). Currently she is working as a Lab Instructor with the School of Health Information Science in addition to working for Island Health. Read more
Health Information Science - BSc (2011)
Rhonelle Bruder

Founder, RISE Initiative

Rhonelle Bruder, recently graduated with a Master of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Victoria. Rhonelle leverages both her background in healthcare and academic research to help young people by raising awareness and helping to reduce the stigma vulnerable populations face. Read more:

Health Information Science - MSc (2018)

Naima  Salemohamed

Health Informatics Consultant
Telus Health

Naima is currently working as a Health Informatics Consultant at Telus Health. Read more

Health Information Science - BSc (2014), MSc (2017)

Laura and Megan Lowe

Laura Lowe - eHealth Services; Megan Lowe - Busniess Analyst, Vancouver Coastal Health

A recent graduate follows in her mother’s footstep to pursue her career. Read more


Lauren Xie


Lauren Xie is a project analyst at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Read more

Health Information Science - MSc (2017)

Tyrone Austen

Director of Business Intelligence and Consultant
Gevity Consulting

Tyrone works across Canada and internationally on numerous exciting health informatics initiatives, including the development of a province-wide health care data warehouse and the creation of a national eHealth strategy. Tyrone attributes much of his early success to the UVic School of Health Information Science’s intimate and personalized learning environment in conjunction with the its practical co-op training program. Read more

Health Information Science/Computer Science - BSc (2008), MSc (2010)

Shannon Malovec

Principal, Patient Engagement
TELUS Health

Shannon leads the strategy development, product management and delivery management of TELUS Health’s patient facing applications, including Personal Health Record, Home Health Monitoring, and EMR Portals. She also leads the execution of major health transformation initiatives and is responsible for the delivery of consulting services. Read more

Health Information Science - BSc (2004), MSc (2013)