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

Enrol Now
Fees: $9,850
Length: 13 days of study over 3 months
Next Session: March 3, 2023 to
June 2, 2023

Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

Download Brochure
Sign up for Webinar Talk to an Advisor
Enrol Now
  • Programs
  • Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

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.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Decision Making
Emotional Intelligence
Communication Skills
Strategic Thinking
Leadership Skills
Information Management
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 changing role of a healthcare leader. Better understand system integration in healthcare. Gain insight into your current level of emotional intelligence (EI), recognizing the link between EI and workplace success and differentiating how various emotional intelligence dimensions help leaders influence and engage others effectively.

  • Improve your critical thinking to anticipate changes in times of tight resources and competing priorities. Gain professional project management skills to deliver high-quality results.

  • Communicate with impact and influence decisions in any collaborative, professional relationship. You’ll learn the common sources of conflict in healthcare and the right strategies to resolve them as a leader.

  • Bring innovation to your role and your organization. Learn best practices for implementing change in healthcare and gain practical tools to overcome obstacles in creative thinking.

  • Understand the characteristics of a balanced cross-functional team and motivate commitment to quality care using the processes of appreciative leadership.

  • Improve your knowledge of healthcare technologies and how to adopt them for success. Master the fundamentals of the Lean system to reduce common sources of waste and inefficiency in healthcare environments.

  • 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.

  • Winter 2023 Dates Time
    Module 1: Advanced Leadership in the Healthcare Sector 3/3/2023 - 3/4/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 2: Critical Thinking and Project Management 3/17/2023 - 3/18/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 3: Communication and Problem Solving 3/31/2023 - 4/1/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 4: Leading Change & Innovation in Healthcare 4/14/2023 - 4/15/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 5: Collaboration and Appreciative Leadership 4/28/2023 - 4/29/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 6: Information Technology and Lean 5/12/2023 - 5/13/2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 7: Courageous Leadership and Program Closure 6/2/2023 - 6/2/2023 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Emma Pavlov,

View Profile

Andrea Swanson,

View Profile

David Donaldson,

View Profile

David S. Weiss,

View Profile

Diana Elder,

View Profile

Diana Kawarsky,

View Profile

Jeff Woods,
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

View Profile

Kevin Quinn,

View Profile

Marija Savic Lopicic,

View Profile

Mike Nader,

View Profile

Rob Lajoie,

View Profile

Susan Ludwig,

View Profile

Tyson Roffey,

View Profile

Venita Indewey,

View Profile

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.

Start Here