Master of Health Administration (Community Care) (MHA(CC))
Part of the Ted Rogers School of Management
- Completion of a four-year undergraduate degree in a related discipline (e.g. Business, Nursing, Science, Social Sciences and/or Management) from an accredited institution. Must include an undergraduate course in Statistics.
- Minimum gr ade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) in the last two years of study.
- Minimum two years work experience in health care in Canada.
- Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional).
- 500-word Statement of Interest.
In a university known for its career-focused curriculum and experiential curricular learning opportunities, we integrate real-world experiences across all aspects of the program. In the Capstone course, students will work directly with home and community-care organizations to address issues and solve problems collaboratively.
- Comparative Health-Care Policy and Management
- Promoting Healthy Aging in Place
- Addictions and Chronic Illness
- Information Technology Adoption and Implementation
- Family/Unpaid Caregivers
- Mental Health
- Pediatric Care in the Community
The program can be completed over four semesters and all core courses will be offered in a modular format. Students will be in class Thursday evenings, and all day Friday and Saturday, five times in the first and third semesters, but less in the second and fourth semesters. The elective course requirement is offered on a weekly basis and taken in the Winter or Spring terms.
1st Fall semester:
- MH 8001: Strategy in the Home and Community Care
- MH 8002: Comparative Health-Care Policy
1st Winter semester:
- MH 8003: Management in Home and Community Care
- Elective (from MBA, Nursing, etc.)
1st Spring/Summer semester:
- MH 8004: Performance in Home and Community Care
- MH 8005: Information Technology for Home and Community Care
2nd Fall semester:
- Capstone: Solving a Community Care Problem
- Diversity Institute
- Biomedical Zone
- National Institute on Aging
Dr. Karen Spalding
Graduate Program Director
PhD, Health Policy, University of Toronto
Research areas: examining the role of government in health care, how it is shaped by the interests and actions of key political actors; and the consequences of health system changes for health care organizations, providers, consumers and governments themselves
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