Health Administration, Master | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
24 months
17854 CAD/year
7382 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Health Administration from University of Ottawa provides an outstanding environment for students pursuing graduate studies in health care management both from an academic and a professional point of view.  


Health Administration from University of Ottawa was designed with working professionals in mind. Spread over a period of 24 months, students can expect to complete 9 units per semester. All courses are taught in English. The MHA requires that students complete either an administrative residency of at least 16 weeks or a consulting project of approximately 200h. The goal of these experiential learning activities is to expand the students' experience in health care or health policy and awareness of the applicability of the material covered in the academic portion of the program to the practical world of management of health care. 


The MHA aims to prepare students for the managerial and leadership responsibilities faced in rapidly changing health care environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Skills
  • The World of the General Manager and of Strategic Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Financial Accounting Information and Decisions
  • Health Care in Canada - Overview
  • Health Informatics
  • Project Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Organization Behaviour and Human Resources Management
  • Governance and Ethical Management in Health Care Organizations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
4.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a duly completed application form
  • a non-refundable application fee
  • original transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, as well as any additional evidence of academic excellence such as grade point average, class rank, awards, publications, professional designations
  • related work experience: a current curriculum vitae that details managerial or professional experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of full time work experience is required.
  • two confidential letters of recommendation that comment on the applicant's suitability for graduate study
  • a narrative statement 
  • a standardized test
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17854 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8927 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7382 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3691 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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