18 months
12032 CAD/year
4404 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Systems Navigator graduate certificate program from Humber College will prepare you for a career in this emerging profession helping individuals manage and co-ordinate their care within the health, community, education and social services fields. 

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Prepare for an exciting career at Humber. Learn a new skillset to enable you to work with inter-disciplinary teams in hospitals, medical centres, community services, correctional and probation facilities, schools, and in private and public facilities. Guide patients, clients, families and members of vulnerable populations through complex health and social care systems and difficult decision-making processes.

Systems navigators assist with navigating complicated and interrelated systems and are the primary source of communication between the inter-disciplinary team and individuals, acting as an advocate and guide.

You will acquire skills to assess diverse clients’ service priorities and to develop personalized care plans. Building on your current professional knowledge and practice, you will learn about the complex systems in which support services are provided to patients and clients. Through hands-on work experience and in-class learning, you can expect to attain and exceed the practice-ready knowledge, skills and attitude employers are seeking. In addition, you will learn the business and economics of service delivery systems and how professional roles and responsibilities intersect.

Your Career

This Systems Navigator graduate certificate program from Humber College will prepare you for an exciting career in the emerging field of systems navigation.  

Graduates will be prepared to work across various health and community service systems and will also have the skills to take on client leadership roles specific to seamless service delivery for patients and clients, often acting as the single point of contact. Career opportunities exist in the fields of nursing, occupational/physical therapy, social services, community services, mental health and addictions, child and youth care, and correctional services. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Systems Theory and Systems Navigation
  • Strength-Based Approaches to Service
  • Professional Conduct: Legal and Ethical Standards
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Health Literacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma in health, or social and community service, or other health-related or human services field, such as nursing, social work, social service worker, early childhood educator, occupational therapy, physiotherapy or health sciences.  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12032 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18048 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    4404 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6606 CAD for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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