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Health Information Science

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Interested in how you can apply information technology to improve health care? In this degree, you’ll bridge the worlds of health care, management and technology. Learn how to optimize health care using technology. Learn what information is important to health care professionals and patients. Improve health care-related decisions.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op required

Careers

  • 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

Sample courses

  • Introduction to Health Information Technology - HINF 130
  • Introduction to the Canadian Health Care System - HINF 140
  • Health Care Delivery Organizational Models - HINF 265
  • Human Aspects of Healthcare Information Systems - HINF 350

Admission

Apply to the Faculty of Human and Social Development as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

This is a direct-entry program. Select it as your major when you submit your application to UVic.

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Providing you accurate application deadlines, tuition fee estimates, admission requirements, scholarships and transfer credit depends on your situation.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

Ready to apply?

We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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