Programs

Whether you're a recent graduate planning to start a career in health leadership, or are already working in the health system and looking to expand your skills and knowledge, the School of Health Administration's programs will help you reach your career goals.

Graduate programs

Master of Health Administration

Get a competitive edge with Dalhousie’s Master of Health Administration (MHA)—an internationally recognized program that opens doors and increases the range of career options available to you.

Juris Doctor/MHA

We're the only university in Canada where you can earn a law degree and a Master in Health Administration (MHA)—in just four years. This one-of-a-kind collaboration will open many doors for you.

MHA Certificate Options

Make your CV stand out by earning a Certificate in Legal Matters in Health Administration or a Certificate in Strategic Decisions in Health Administration while completing your MHA.

PhD in Health

Look deeper into crucial questions of health and social well-being. Be part of the next generation of leaders and academics. This intensive research program is offered through the Faculty of Health.

Undergraduate programs

Diploma in Health Services Administration

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.

Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning


Do you work in the field of emergency health? Get a better understanding of emergency health systems and how they work with the online Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning (CEHSP).

Diploma in Emergency Health Systems Management

In just one-year, the online Diploma in Emergency Health Services Management (DEHSM) gives you the practical skills and tools needed to effectively manage an EHS operation.

Certificate in Emergency Health Systems Managment


The Certificate in Emergency Health Services Management (CEHSM) gives emergency health workers the skills and knowledge to more effectively manage community needs and resources. Offered fully online.