1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2024, Jan 2025, May 2025
Program Code: 2186


Are you passionate about high-quality health care?  Do you have a degree or diploma in a health-related field? Do you love taking the lead? Then a career in Health Care Administration is waiting for you. You’re going to be amazing!

Earn your Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration at Sault College in only 2 semesters and become the one to hire in your field.  You’ll learn about leading health organizations and systems, and will gain practical skills in communication, ethics, policy and law, innovation, health informatics, evidence-informed practice, operations, health human resource management, and financial processes.  In your final semester, you’ll complete a capstone project that brings everything together.

What else makes this Program the program of choice for the next generation of health leaders?

  • Faculty are industry leaders – hear firsthand the challenges and opportunities facing health care today

  • Study alongside health care professionals from around the world – the high caliber of learner attracted to the Program enriches the education experience

  • Graduate with a solid understanding of the Ontario and Canadian health care system – the curriculum was developed by current health leaders with future administrators in mind

  • Learn practical skills to improve experiences and outcomes for health system users

  • Make a personal connection with your Instructors – the Program prides itself on creating an intimate personalized learning environment

Now, more than ever, leading an effective, agile, and innovative health system is critical.  The world needs you right now.  Health care needs leaders like you.  Join us at Sault College.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma or Degree or equivalent, preferably in a health care field.

Applicants, whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.

Career Path

Graduates will be prepared for management positions in health care facilities such as hospitals, clinics, long term care homes and private businesses.

Fees & Costs


These fees are for the 2024-2025 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.


Program Coordinator: Rebecca Keown, (705) 759-2554 ext 2849, rebecca.keown@saultcollege.ca

September, January, and May intakes are available for this program. Please contact the Registrar`s Office for further information.

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