Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

Rise through the ranks in one of Canada’s fastest-growing sectors.

Develop the business acumen to match your healthcare expertise. As the first Masters Certificate of its kind in Canada, this specialized program equips healthcare professionals with effective skills and knowledge, preparing them for senior leadership roles in the sector. Our flexible 3-month program respects your busy schedule, so you can learn while on the job.

Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

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Fees: $9,850
Length: 9 days of study over 3 months
Next Session: October 27, 2023 to
December 8, 2023
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Elevate Your
Leadership Skills in Healthcare

Canada’s healthcare system is overburdened with new challenges, but many in the field lack the business and leadership skills required to overcome these growing complexities. To succeed in senior leadership roles, you not only need to know core management strategies for organizational success but also skills and techniques specific to healthcare leadership.

Bringing together business fundamentals and industry insights, our one-of-a-kind Masters Certificate program is packed with the knowledge to prepare you for senior-level healthcare positions or help strengthen skills and knowledge in your existing leadership role.

Get certified in healthcare management with world-class experts in healthcare, business, and academia. Learn practical tools and frameworks customized for the broader healthcare system with comprehensive modules covering key areas of healthcare leadership and business, including project planning, change management, information technology, sustainability,  innovation,  conflict resolution, and Lean for healthcare.

This program has benefited professionals in the broader healthcare system – with varying levels of experience and responsibilities.  The program targets mid-career professionals, including managers, directors, physicians, nurse practitioners, allied health leaders, administrators and others leading in the system.

DISCLAIMER: Schulich ExecEd requires a deposit from all students as part of the enrollment process. Domestic students are required to submit a $1,000 deposit, while international students are required to submit a 50% non-refundable deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our advisors for assistance.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Decision Making
Emotional Intelligence
Communication Skills
Strategic Thinking
Leadership Skills
Project Management

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This program packs rich learnings into a short, manageable time period. Attend two classes a week so you can continue to fulfill responsibilities at work.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get highly sought-after skills in healthcare leadership, project management, communication, critical thinking, and other key healthcare management areas.

Learn from the Pros

Train with renowned Schulich ExecEd instructors and experienced leaders in healthcare operations.

Tackle Exciting Challenges

Apply your newly acquired skills to an individualized anchoring project and get feedback from healthcare business leaders.

Build a Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from peers in Ontario’s healthcare network and develop lasting business relationships.

Grow Your Career

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead your team.

Who Will Benefit

Mid-Career Healthcare Leaders

Practitioners, physicians and managers in leadership roles in the healthcare sector and healthcare-related organizations will acquire industry-relevant skills, plus a respected Masters Certificate to advance their career in healthcare operations.

Senior Healthcare Leaders

Existing directors and executives in healthcare and healthcare-related industries can increase their leadership capabilities, inspire their teams, and introduce innovative business solutions to tackle evolving healthcare challenges.

What Difference Will You Make?

"The program was thoroughly engaging, interactive and practical. It provided realistic and useful approaches that I can use in my personal and professional life. Excellent!"

- S. Joshi Chief, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Regional Director of Laboratories, Niagara Health System

Program Overview

  • Explore the role of the healthcare leader in a system undergoing profound change. Understand your personal leadership style so that you can effectively influence your work environment. Module topics include:

    • The role of the healthcare leader
    • System Integration in healthcare
    • Excelling with emotional intelligence
  • Improve your critical thinking skills to anticipate emerging changes in healthcare with tight resources and competing priorities. Gain professional project management skills and practical tools to deliver high-quality results. Module topics include:

    • Thinking skills for a turbulent world
    • Practical project management
  • Explore common sources of conflict in the workplace and learn the strategies to effectively resolve them. Identify and overcome obstacles to individual and team innovation. Module topics include:

    • Resolving conflicts
    • Innovation and creative thinking
  • Prepare for your role as an effective change agent.  Learn best practices for implementing change. Improve your knowledge of healthcare technologies and how to adopt them for success. Module topics include:

    • Information technology in healthcare
    • The people side of change management
  • Wrap up your studies with a final exploration into the concepts of authentic, courageous leadership and how they can be applied to your own leadership style within the healthcare sector.

  • Fall 2023 Dates Time
    Module 1: Advanced Leadership in the Healthcare Sector 10/27/2023 - 10/28/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 2: Critical Thinking and Project Management 11/3/2023 - 11/4/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 3: Conflict Resolution and Innovation 11/17/2023 - 11/18/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 4: Information Technology and Change Management 12/1/2023 - 12/2/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 5: Courageous Leadership and Program Closure 12/8/2023 - 12/8/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Masters Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

Canadian College of Health Leaders - Cat II

10 CCHL MoC Cat. II

Attendance at this program entitles Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE/Fellow) to Category II credits toward their maintenance of certification requirements.

Royal College Maintenance of Certification

25 Royal College - MOC Section 2

“For information on how this activity fits in the Royal College Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, please visit the Royal College’s website ( For more personalized support, please contact the Royal College Services Centre (1-800-461-9598) or your local CPD Educator.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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