Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

Program Overview

The Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) is training Canada’s future health leaders and researchers through its outstanding degree programs:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Policy, Management and Evaluation concen​trations:

  • Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research
  • Health Professions Education Research
  • Health Services Research
Master of Science (MSc) in Health Policy, Management and Evaluation concen​trations:
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research
  • Health Services Research
  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety​
  • System Leadership and Innovation

​Multidisciplinary collaborative specializations with other University of Toronto graduate departments allow further specialization.

See a complete description of all IHPME programs. Please note the application deadlines.​


Quick Facts

Domestic International
Application deadline MSc, PhD:

Fall 2024 entry

15-Nov-2023

MSc QIPS :

30-Nov-2023

MSc, PhD:

Fall 2024 entry

15-Nov-2023

MSc QIPS :

30-Nov-2023

Minimum admission average MSc:

B+ in final year of bachelor’s

PhD:

B+ average in Master’s

MSc:

B+ in final year of bachelor’s

PhD:

B+ average in Master’s

Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD? PhD:

Yes (minimum A-minus average in courses in the relevant discipline)

No direct entry option for HPER PhD

PhD:

Yes (minimum A-minus average in courses in the relevant discipline)

No direct entry option for HPER PhD

Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MSc, PhD:

MSc (Clin Epi)-After
PhD(Clin Epi)-After
MSc (health serv)-Either
PhD (health serv)-Either

PhD (HPER) – Either

MSc, PhD:

MSc (Clin Epi)-After
PhD(Clin Epi)-After
MSc (health serv)-Either
PhD (health serv)-Either

PhD (HPER) – Either

If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MSc, PhD:

MSc (Clin Epi)-No
PhD(Clin Epi)-No
MSc (health serv)-n/a
PhD (health serv)-n/a

PhD (HPER) – yes

MSc, PhD:

MSc (Clin Epi)-No
PhD(Clin Epi)-No
MSc (health serv)-n/a
PhD (health serv)-n/a

PhD (HPER) – yes

Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MSc, PhD:

Either

PhD (HPER) – by applicant

MSc, PhD:

Either

PhD (HPER) – by applicant

Are any standardized tests required/recommended? MSc, PhD:

NA

MSc, PhD:

NA


Jad Sinno

“You never want to do research on the community; you should always want to do research alongside and with a community.”

Jad Sinno
PhD Student, Department of Public Health Sciences
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