Advanced Health Care Leadership
Program Code: (International) Length of Program: Two-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Term 1 LHC-1074 Patient and Family Centered Care LHC-1083 Patient Safety LHC-1033 Leadership in Health Care LHC-1053 Professionalism and Healthcare LHC-1093 Evidence Based Practice Term 2 LHC-2094 Cultural Competence for Health Care Providers LHC-2104 Health Care Leadership Lab LHC-2043 Leadership in Primary Health Care LHC-1062 Health Services Information and Technology LHC-3053 Strategic Planning in Health Care LHC-1001 Canadian Careers in Health Care Academic Break Academic Break Term 3 LHC-4023 Human Resources and Performance Management LHC-3023 Leadership Communication, Collaboration and Relationships LHC-4033 Financial Management LHC-4053 Health Care Reform: Managing Effectively in a Changing Environment MAN-2103 Project Management Term 4 CPL-5559 WIL Project - OR - CPL-4449 Field Placement for Advanced Health Care Leadership (Full-time)

The Advanced Health Care Leadership Ontario College Graduate Certificate focuses on leadership development that meets the population’s health care needs, manages operations, and finds innovative and practical solutions to address complex challenges.

Students will be able to integrate patient and family care theories into current practices, which are responsive to various cultures, behaviours, situations and environments. Core concepts of leadership, quality and improvements to patient safety are explored to achieve enhanced patient outcomes.

Students will apply professional leadership concepts as members of a multi-disciplinary health care team in an organization. Students who excel in the program may have an opportunity to compete for a field placement in their final term as an alternative to the WIL Project.

Admission Requirements

A university degree in a health care field.

This program is not suitable for students with a dentistry or pharmacy background.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the program will gain enhanced leadership knowledge, skill and vision to apply to the health care system.

This program does not meet the preparatory requirements or the eligibility criteria to write the registration exams to qualify as a registered practical nurse or registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. Please visit the College of Nurses of Ontario to learn more about how to become a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in Ontario. The college will not provide evidence of language proficiency and students must write the accepted language proficiency tests as set out by the CNO.

For more information about post-graduate work eligibility for international students, please review the Post-Graduate Work Permit Program information.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.