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

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)

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)

Danica Tuden

Registrant Quality Assurance Program Coordinator
College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia

Danica works as a Registrant Quality Assurance Program Coordinator for the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. Read more

Health Information Science - MSc (2016)

Yanyan Li

Portfolio Manager, eSafety and eQuality
Fraser Health (FH)

Yanyan is a portfolio manager in Health Care Information Systems in Fraser Health (FH) with a passion for usability, safety and quality of electronic health information systems (eHealth systems).  Read more

Computer Science and Software Engineering Emphasis - BSc (2004)

Health Information Science - BSc (2007), MSc (2012)


Chris Carvalho

Principal Consultant
Carveira Group Consulting

Chris currently owns and operates a consulting practice that works with public, private, and non-profit organizations on a variety of engagements. His current clients include organizations such as TELUS Health, leading the implementation of Home Health Monitoring technology, and Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) leading the planning and implementation of the 2018 HTAi Annual Meeting.  Read more

Health Information Science - BSc (2008)