McMaster University

McMaster University

MSc Program

HRM at the MSc level aims to develop and refine critical and scholarly skills in the methodological aspects of applied clinical and health systems research. The specific skill domains include:

  • Research synthesis
  • Research design
  • Data gathering
  • Knowledge translation
  • Data-analysis and interpretation
  • Communication of research results
  • Selection and development
    of measurement tools

Students may opt for the thesis-based or course-based MSc degree. Individuals from a wide range of professional backgrounds and disciplines are eligible for admission.

Health care professionals who enrol in the program are expected to become independent clinician-investigators able to conduct high quality research and advance the methodology of applied research in health and health care.

Students who enter the MSc program from non-clinical backgrounds may:

  1. Continue their studies at the PhD level (in the HRM PhD program or elsewhere) with the goal of assuming positions in academia, industry or government; or
  2. Pursue careers as MSc trained professionals, for example, research associates in university, industry or government positions where research methodology skills are a requirement of an asset.


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