2 YEARS | POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE​

Health care Administration

Available in • January • May • September

Improve THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN YOUR COMMUNITY

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.

IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

Create more efficient and affordable services to a great number of patients.

IMPLEMENT BETTER PRACTICES

Implement better healthcare practices in hospitals, nursing homes and clinics.

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX

Pursue a challenging career in the administrative part of a healthcare setting
  • Program Overview
  • Career Opportunities
  • Course List
  • Tuition Fees
  • Admission Requirements

​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:

  • Hospitals;
  • Clinics;
  • Nursing homes;
  • Doctor' Offices;
  • Physicians' offices;
  • Private facilities;
  • Home health care agencies

SEMESTER 1

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

SEMESTER 2

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 5000Law and Health Care Administration

SEMESTER 3

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 5000Statistics for Health Care Professionals

SEMESTER 4

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:

    • Secondary School Diploma or mature student status;
    • Minimum 2 or 3 - year Diploma or Degree from a recognised institution;

Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

  • Overseas applications from China, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and the Philippines (SDS): Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months
  • All other applicants: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months

Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the ESL/EAP program offered at Alpha International Academy. 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

Do you want to apply for this program? Contact us!