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Health Policy and Management

University of Alberta

Master
20 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The master of Health Policy and Management at the University of Alberta is a course-based program that equips future health care managers and administrators with skills and competencies that prepare them for leadership positions in the health care system.

Overview

The master of Health Policy and Management at the University of Alberta emphasizes critical issues in health care policy formulation and implementation, development of analytical skills, and expertise need to lead and manage health systems, programs and agencies in the health and social services sectors.

Career

Graduates work in diverse areas of policy development and health system management, leadership and administration, including public health programs, hospitals and care facilities, provincial health departments, and other health- and wellness-related organizations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Health Care Finance 
  • Introduction to Health Care Economics 
  • Management and Design of Health Care Organizations 
  • Basics of Public Health Leadership 
  • Health Policy Development 
  • Health Law and Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

51 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 
  • An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.

Funding

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