Programs

Our education and training provision is wide-reaching, highly specialised, and targeted to the realities of leadership, management and administration in the workplace.  

Our Graduate, Undergraduate and Professional Development programs are listed below.  If you are interested in pursuing a PhD with one of our faculty, please follow this link to the relevant information.  

Master of Health Administration

Our flagship program: this 16-month MHA leads 89% of students to employment within 3 months of graduating.  That's no suprise given the 4-month residency; ELEMENT mentoring scheme, and essential CAHME accreditation.  Part-time options are available, and no previous Healthcare experience is required. 

Juris Doctor/MHA

This is an unparalled opportunity to gain both a law degree and a health administration degree on an accelerated program. Through four years of intensive and rewarding study, you will complete requirements for both qualifications, emerging as a leadership-ready lawyer and/or health executive. This program is a collaboration with the Schulich School of Law which hosts the Dalhousie Health Law Institute. 

PharmD/MHA

Unique in Canada, this pathway combines our MHA with Dal's PharmD program.  This accelerated program prepares students for both pharmaceutical practice and health leadership, building the essential skills required by the contemporary, complex and interdependent healthcare sector.
 

Additional Graduate Programs

Certificate in Healthcare Law

We offer a 3 course, online certificate, Healthcare Law for Non Lawyers, which allows participants to navigate the complex body of law governing their rights and responsibilities.  This is an online course.  Current senior leaders should consider our 5-Day, intensive Executive Certificate.

The MHA Thesis Option

Particularly suited to students who intend to pursue a PhD or work in research-related positions, the thesis option is a powerful opportunity to work with our outstanding faculty.

You will need to pursue a research topic related to the interests of a full-time faculty member.  For details, view the thesis option information on the MHA's main page.  
 

Health Services Administration

Diploma

The Diploma in Health Services Administration (DHSA) program will prepare you for managerial roles in healthcare. Offered online, it's aimed at helping healthcare managers upgrade their skills.
 

Emergency Health Systems

Certificates & Diploma

 

We have a range of programs for current and aspring EHS managers, designed by specialists and targeted to real-world contexts. Flexible, rigorous and affordable, see which option will best meet your PD needs. 

Legal Aspects of Canadian Healthcare Delivery

 

Healthcare Law Certificate

Healthcare professionals gain the legal knowledge and skills required to successfully navigate the complex body of law that defines their legal rights and responsibilities.  

Leadership in Continuing Care Administration