Health Care is one of the fastest growing and in demand industries in the world. As life expectancies continue to grow all around the world, there is a constantly increasing need for qualified professionals in this area. Successful graduate students from this program will be able to work in the administrative departments of clinics and hospitals, as well as manage doctor’s offices and nursing homes.
This graduate certificate program builds on students’ previous education and work experience and introduces all facets of health care administration from a practical perspective. Students will be enabled to acquire the necessary skills to manage administrative tasks in clinics and hospitals.
With the support of an experienced faculty, students will be guided through a program designed to give a comprehensive understanding of the principles and techniques considered essential for employment in this sector.
Once students receive their St. Lawrence College Certificate, they are eligible to apply for their Post Graduate Work Permit.
Graduates of the program would be suited for careers in entry or middle management positions in a wide variety of health care settings such as:
CARE 5001 - Career and Professional Development
COMM 5002 - Research, Writing and Communications
COMP 5002 - Computer Applications for Academic Success
HLTH 5006 - Introduction to Canadian Health Care System
HROB 5001 - Human Relations
POLI 5000 - Canadian Government
ACCT 5000 - Financial Practices for Health Care Organisation
COMM 5000 - Communications for Health Care Professionals
COMP 5000 - Computer Applications for Health Care Administration
HLTH 5000 - Leadership in Health Care Administration
HLTH 5002 - Ethics in Health Care Administration
LAWS 5000 - Law and Health Care Administration
HLTH 5001 - Health Care Policy
HLTH 5003 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in Health Care
HLTH 5004 - Health Care Operations
HLTH 5008 - Capstone Preparation
HROB 5000 - Management of Human Resources in Health Care
MATH 5000 - Statistics for Health Care Professionals
ADMN 5000 - Innovation and Change Management
CARE 5002 - Canadian Workplace - Environmental Scan
HLTH 5005 - Capstone Project - HCA
HLTH 5007 - Quality and Risk Management
*Courses are subject to change
The tuition fees already include health insurance for the student for the length of the program.
First semester: $8,015 / Semester
Second semester: $7,925 / Semester
Third semester: $7,925 / Semester
Fourth semester: $7,925 / Semester
Tuition Fees for the whole program: $31,790
* Tuition fees are subject to change.
Students must have the following academic requirements to be eligible:
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:
Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the ESL/EAP program offered at Alpha College. Please visit the ESL/EAP Program information page for further information. For a complete list of the English proficiency tests we accept and SLC partnered ESL Pathway programs please visit St. Lawrence's proof of proficiency list.