Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

Rise through the ranks in the healthcare industry

Embark on a transformative journey towards a meaningful management role within the dynamic health industry. In collaboration with the esteemed Krembil Centre for Health Management, our specialized program is tailored to empower current and emerging healthcare managers with a comprehensive toolkit and strategic insights to elevate organizational culture, streamline operations, ignite innovation, and implement digital technologies required to transform the health industry.


For a limited time, participants of this program are eligible for the Schulich ExecEd Healthcare Professionals Grant. To apply for a $1,000 tuition saving, fill in this form.

Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

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Fees: $9,950
Length: 9 days of study over 5 months
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Tomorrow's Healthcare Challenges

Empower, Transform and Lead with Schulich ExecEd’s Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management.

The healthcare industry in Canada and globally is at a critical crossroads, facing myriad demands from an aging patient population to increasingly complex diseases. The need for human resources capable of implementing new and innovative treatments, including groundbreaking technologies like AI, has never been more urgent. As challenges multiply, so does the demand for healthcare managers equipped with crucial business and management skills needed to navigate the complexities of the health industry.

Now more than ever, there is a high demand for healthcare managers who can increase operational efficiencies, implement change initiatives, and enhance organizational performance while retaining existing talent. Are you ready for that challenge?

Why choose our program? Because we empower you to confidently and positively navigate the dynamic healthcare landscape by seamlessly integrating the latest industry insights with actionable business and management strategies.

Join forces with Schulich ExecEd’s world-class faculty and industry experts in healthcare, business, and academia to sharpen your healthcare management skills. Immerse yourself in practical tools and frameworks uniquely customized for the broader healthcare system. Our comprehensive modules cover critical healthcare management and business areas, including retaining top healthcare talent, strategic change, operations and performance, and the integration of AI and technology.

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

What Can You Expect to Gain?

Vital healthcare management skills encompassing systems thinking, creating compelling visions, strategic decision-making, cultivating adaptability, effective communication, masterful execution of business plans, empowering others, and driving measurable results.

This one-of-a-kind program is tailored for current and emerging healthcare managers. Elevate your career and become a transformative force in healthcare management. Enrol now to unlock the full potential of your leadership in the ever-evolving world of healthcare. Navigate tomorrow’s healthcare challenges with confidence and skill – empower, transform, and lead with Schulich ExecEd’s Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

Supplement In-Class Instruction

To supplement in-class instruction, participants will apply program learnings and insights to coursework and readings outside the classroom.

Schulich ExecEd Healthcare Professionals Grant

For a limited time, participants of this program are eligible for the Schulich ExecEd Healthcare Professionals Grant. To apply for a $1,000 tuition saving, fill in this form.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Systems Thinking
Strategic Decision Making
Strategic Execution

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

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

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get highly sought-after skills in healthcare management, strategy and change, operations and performance, AI, 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

Current Health Professionals​

Current healthcare professionals (i.e., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, or allied health professionals) looking to transition into a managerial role or are considering their next career moves within the healthcare industry will acquire industry-relevant skills, plus a respected Masters Certificate to advance their career.​

Professionals Interested in Healthcare Management​

Professionals interested in healthcare management and seeking a meaningful career in healthcare will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed.​

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

  • This module examines how business principles can innovate and transform healthcare by improving quality, performance, and value. Ideal for healthcare professionals seeking to integrate business strategies into healthcare management.


    • Innovative Healthcare Models
    • Health Economics and Financing Principles
    • Performance Improvement Strategies
  • Focusing on the organization, delivery, and governance of healthcare, this module covers funding, strategy, and regulatory environments. Learn to understand and navigate the complexities of healthcare systems.


    • Healthcare Delivery Systems
    • Strategic Planning in Healthcare
    • Regulatory and Governance Frameworks: Understanding the policies governing healthcare operations.
  • In this module, explore the digitization of healthcare, emphasizing the role of AI and digital technologies in transforming healthcare delivery and creating market opportunities. Hone in on leading digital innovations and your AI skills as a healthcare professional or an IT specialists in the healthcare field.


    • AI in Patient Care
    • Digital Health Innovations
    • Strategies for Digital Transformation
  • This module highlights healthcare as a team effort and addresses leadership skills necessary for enhancing team performance and engagement and reducing burnout. It is tailored for healthcare leaders aiming to foster a collaborative and patient-centred care environment.


    • Effective Leadership Approaches
    • Building High-Performing Teams
    • Managing Burnout and Improving Engagement
  • Apply what you learned to a real-world challenge through this exciting capstone project. At the start of the program, identify a challenge related to your organization or the health sector in general that could benefit from business model innovation. Throughout the program, explore the complexities of the challenge and apply strategic thinking and stakeholder techniques to craft a solution.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    AI & Digital Transformation in Healthcare 9/19/2024 - 9/20/2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Leading People & Teams in Healthcare 10/17/2024 - 10/18/2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing the 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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