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Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)

Program Details

Credential: 4-Year Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science (Honours)

Accredited by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)

This four-year co-op program prepares graduates with integrated knowledge and skills in Health Sciences, Information Technology, Management Studies, Interpersonal and Communication Skills for managing health care data and information.

Graduates of the program are able to analyze data, information, and end-user requirements in health care; design, implement and manage information systems; support decision-making of clinicians and health care managers; and provide strategic leadership in health care organizations in relation to health informatics, health information management and information technology

Student Availability

Conestoga College facilitates recruitment on an ongoing basis - there are no hard deadlines. Typical time frames for work terms are listed below.

Postings are accepted beginning four months before the start of a term until all students have secured employment provided the minimum 12 consecutive weeks of full-time work is met.
Work/Study Sequence - Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science
Year Fall (Sept. - Dec.) Winter (Jan. - Apr.) Spring/Summer (May. - Aug.)
Year 1 Classes Classes  
Year 2 Classes Classes  
Year 3 Classes Classes Work Term 1
Year 4 Work Term 2 Classes Classes

Work Term Capabilities

Technical Solutions Development and SupportBusiness and Process AnalyticsHealth Information Management

Sample Job Titles

Application Developer, Database Developer, Technical Writer, Software Tester, Junior Business/Systems Analyst, System Implementation Specialist, User Training and Support, Research Assistant, Junior IT Consultant, Database Administrator, Research Assistant, Software Tester (usability), Web Application Developer, Web Designer, Assistant Project Manager, UX Designer, Solution Support Analyst, eHealth Deployment Specialist, Standards Project Assistant, Decision System Analyst, Health Records Technician, Information Management and Integration Analyst, Applications Analyst, Quality Analyst

Program Courses

To see a typical course list for this program, see the current program course information.

Wage Data

Conestoga College collects data on hourly wages of co-operative education students. See the Schedule and Wage Data for details.

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Contact Information

Do you need help developing a recruitment plan or job posting, accessing wage information, or connecting with a talented co-op student? Contact:

Kitty Runstedler
Employer Relations Consultant
Krunstedler@conestogac.on.ca
519-748-5220 ext. 2218

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