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Health Care Administration

Available at: Kingston | Kingston


Are you working in a healthcare field and interested in advancing your career to administration positions? Please join us for an information session about this new one year graduate certificate program. For more information email Ann Vadala at or call 613-544-5400, ext. 1928.


The Health Care Administration program is a business program that will provide health care practitioners with business and leadership fundamentals. The program is geared toward students who have previous education and work experience in health care who wish to develop their managerial and leadership skills. The curriculum is geared toward providing a wide base of business skills in a health care context such as financial, communication, human resources, leadership, operations, and critical thinking. Graduates of the program would be suited for careers in entry or middle management positions in a wide variety of health care settings such as clinics, hospitals, and private facilities. The program is delivered over 2 semesters.

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Program Name

Health Care Administration

Program Code



Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Start Dates


Program Duration

Location (Campus)


Canadian Fees

2016-17 tuition fees are $2,850.18. Compulsory fees are $1,102.15. All fees are subject to change for 2017-18.

International Fees

2016-17 International tuition fees are $13,420.00. Compulsory fees are $1,780.15. All fees are subject to change for 2017-18.

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2017-18

Semester 1
ACCT 5000 Financial Practices for Health Care Organization
COMM 5000 Communications for Health Care Professionals
COMP 5000 Computer Applications for Health Care Administration
HLTH 5000 Leadership in Health Care Administration
HLTH 5001 Health Care Policy
HLTH 5002 Ethics in Health Care Administration

Semester 2
HLTH 5003 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in Health Care
HLTH 5004 Health Care Operations
HLTH 5005 Capstone Project – Health Care Administration
HROB 5000 Management of Human Resources in Health Care
LAWS 5000 Law and Health Care Administration
MATH 5000 Statistics for Health Care Professionals

Admission Requirements

Two or three year College Diploma or University Degree.


Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit:


    “I soon realized that the staff were very knowledgeable always helpful and had great experience with renewable energy. The support and encouragement of the staff allowed me to finish the program and jump right into the workplace with the confidence and knowledge base required."

    Peter Ewald

    Program Contact

    Ann Vadala

    Recruiting Contact

    Recruitment Office

    Additional Information

    Both the September and May intakes are 2 semesters over 35 weeks – Semester 1 is set-up as two 7 week blocks; each block has three courses running. There will be a one-week break between the two blocks in each semester. Semester 2 follows the same format as Semester 1 with an additional 5-week course – Capstone project.

    Programs at St. Lawrence College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, entirely online, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Program delivery can be run weekdays, weekends or evenings. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided a St. Lawrence College email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.

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