Graduate diplomas

Are you wondering whether graduate studies are for you? Do you want to acquire practical and theoretical skills in program evaluation or as a health professional?

Then the graduate diploma in education is right for you. It is tailored for professionals who want to advance their careers and expand their employment opportunities in a specific field of evaluation or health professions education.

Some of our diploma graduates pursue their studies in the master’s program, while others are employed in the government or in the private sector. Other career opportunities are:

  • Research and reporting analyst
  • Monitoring and evaluation advisor
  • Program evaluator or coordinator

It is a first come, first qualified and first admitted type of process*.

The earlier you submit your documents, the earlier you can begin your studies, if you meet the admission requirements for the diploma.

Before submitting an application to the program, you may want to consider these steps.

*except for the Program Evaluation diploma (see below).

Health Professions Education

Are you passionate about health sciences and the medical field? Are you looking to give new life to your career or to take on new challenges? Would you like others to benefit from your knowledge and experience? Then why not consider our Health Professions Education concentration to confirm your expertise as a health sector practitioner or educator.


This concentration is jointly offered by the faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences, and provides the tools you need to truly become an education leader in the health professions

The concentration aims to give health sector professionals the tools to become skilled educators and to encourage health education researchers to develop innovative educational programs for the health professions.

The Health Professions Education concentration is offered in French and English within the D., MEdMA and PhD.


Possible themes of study

  • Cultural and individual differences in teaching and learning
  • Curriculum design and product development 
  • Health professions teaching strategies
  • Interprofessional education
  • Learning assessment 
  • Principles of adult education 
  • Program evaluation 
  • Technology and education

More information

1- Health Professions Education programs 1 - uOttawa  

2- Health Professions Education programs 2 - uOttawa 

Program Evaluation

The diploma in Program Evaluation is offered jointly with the Faculty of Social Sciences.

This program uses a social sciences methodology to prepare you for a career in evaluation.

By acquiring the skills to conduct high quality program evaluations, you will be able to guide the development and evolution of programs, organizations and public policy and overall advise programs to better use their resources.

You will learn to monitor and review current practices, to collect and review results of statistical data, to compare outcomes, to conduct surveys, etc. 

The employment rate for program evaluators in the government and private sectors is on the rise.

Here is the One Pager for this program.

Please consult these steps, before you apply for admission.


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