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GEORGE BROWN COLLEGE - [GBC], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  30466Enrollment

Graduate Certificate (Health Informatics)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 online

Field of Study

$ 16,425 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics at George Brown College is offered as a 1 year (3 semesters) program.
  • It is an online program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Health Informatics program provides breadth and depth of applied knowledge in the field of health informatics. 
  • Students will be immersed in the process of health informatics/analysis through case studies, industry projects, and practical work experience, and will be responsible for developing solutions
  • Students practicums in a health-care environment take place in semester 3.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this program is 19:1.
  • The Health Informatics program integrates core foundational concepts, techniques, and professional competencies as defined within the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK®).
  • Graduates of this program with an average of at least 77% will be eligible to receive the IIBA® Academic Certificate in Business Analysis. 
  • Students have to complete a co-op placement or work-integrated project in the last semester.
  • Students of this program can also apply in public and private sector organizations for employment.
  • University also provides various awards and scholarships to international students based on their academic eligibility.
  • This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.
  • The average salary of the program is 48,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 17,877 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.georgebrown.ca/programs/health-informatics-program-postgraduate-t402/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a minimum 2-year Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Or, students have to complete a minimum 3-year Diploma in Information Technology or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Students with international transcripts who do not provide English proficiency test results must test at the College level in the George Brown College English assessment to be considered for admission.

Work Experience:

  • Students must have a minimum one year of work experience as a health-care professional or an IT professional, or equivalent (resume required).

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria

  • Students must have graduated from a recognized university or college.
  • The graduate 1st or 2nd class degree results are required.
  • The second class degree result must have a minimum overall average of 55% for Business programs and 60% for all other streams.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Students have to submit marks sheets and certificates of secondary (10) and senior secondary school (+2).
  • Students who have only completed year 10: Students have to submit marks sheet and certificate of secondary (10) plus mark sheets and a diploma from vocational training may qualify students for admission to UG programs.
  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
  • Note 1: University accepts no more than 6 backlogs in a 3-year degree and 8 backlogs in a 4-year degree.
  • Note 2: University does not accept study gaps of more than 5 years.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 31

Winter
Jul 31


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

88 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

60 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$16425
Books and supplies$900
Health insurance$552
Total fees$17877

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living expenses$ 7,740

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • The George Brown College Work-Study Program provides students with part-time employment opportunities throughout the college.
  • Students can gain valuable experience working up to 15 hours a week at minimum wage.
  • Students locate their own job with any of the on-campus departments (for example athletics, academic departments, library, etc.).

Career and Placement after Course

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to meet the requirements for positions such as:

  • Clinical/IT Project Manager/Project Coordinator
  • Product Support Specialist
  • Clinical Informatics/Applications Specialist
  • Data Governance Analyst
  • Health Technology Education/Training Specialist


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