Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission to this health science education program will have a four-year undergraduate degree with at least a B+ from an AUCC Member School (equivalent to a McMaster 8.5 GPA out of 12.0) in the final year in all courses in the [health science related] discipline. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience in a health-related discipline. However, applicants without teaching experience will be considered.

Please ensure you have all of the below required documents in order before completing your application.

 

Deadlines for applications is January 27, 2017.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT OF ACADEMIC WORK COMPLETED TO DATE

Transcript must reflect all academic work completed at all post-secondary institutions attended, sent directly from the issuing institution(s). If the final degree does not show that a completed degree has been conferred, an official copy of the diploma is also required. Please note that non-English transcripts must be translated and notarized. For online application purposes, applicants may upload an electronic version of their official transcript.

 

Please note: the School of Graduate Studies will require original transcripts directly from the issuing institution for any offers of admission.

 

TWO CONFIDENTIAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

References should come from recent mentors (either those in an academic position or health practitioners) familiar with the applicant’s academic work, sent directly from the instructors. Referees chosen by the applicant will be sent reference forms via email through the Graduate Studies Online Application (Mosaic).

 

UP TO DATE CURRICULUM VITAE

Applicants may upload their up-to-date CV to the online application system.

 

PERSONAL STATEMENT OF INTENT

Explanation of why the applicant is seeking graduate education in this program, including:

  • Explanation of what is desired from this degree, and if they are applying for the course-based or thesis-based stream, full or part time.
  • Explanation of their area of interest.2 pages, 12 pt font, 1" margins

 

All documents are to be sent to the PERD office mailing address:

Program for Educational Research and Development

1280 Main St. West

MHC, Room 5003

Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1

Canada

 

*Admission is competitive. Meeting the minimum standards does not guarantee admission to the program.

**If English is not the applicant’s native tongue, an official copy of the applicant’s TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language score or other evidence of competency in English.

 A minimum TOEFL (iBT) score of 92 (550 on the paper – base TOEFL or 237 on the computer-based test) is required.

For more information on the English Language Proficiency Requirements please visit: http://future.mcmaster.ca/admission/admission-requirements/language/

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