This certificate program provides students with a good understanding of the complex issues that will be encountered by those managing health systems in today’s changing health care organizations. It will be of interest either to those currently working in healthcare administration or to those who want to move into healthcare administration.
NOTICE: This certificate is administered through the University of Regina campus. The following courses are all available online, creating the possibility to complete the Health Systems Management Certificate through distance learning.
Students must complete (3 credit hours):
Two of the following elective courses (6 credits hrs):
- JSGS 812 - Indigenous Health Policy
- JSGS 814 - Biostatistics for Public Health
- JSGS 817 - Health Policy
- JSGS 823 - Health Promotion
- JSGS 824 - Health Program Planning and Evaluation
- JSGS 826 - Human Resource Management in Healthcare
- JSGS 829 - Decision Making in Health Care Oganizations
- JSGS 832 - Population-Based Management
- JSGS 833 - Performance Measurement in Health Care Organizations
- JSGS 834 - Financial Management in Health Care Organizations
- JSGS 837 - Health Economics
- JSGS 841 - Health Law and Policy
Course Delivery Modes and Schedules
This certificate is administered through the University of Regina campus. The above courses are all available online, creating the possibility to complete the Health Systems Management Certificate through distance learning.
Click here for the course schedule and delivery modes for the above courses.
Students who have successfully completed this program may have their course work count towards a full master's degree within JSGS. Please talk with an academic advisor for more details.
Applicants interested in this program must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum overall GPA of 70 per cent. There is also a mid-career option for admission, through which prospective students with at least five years of government or non-profit organization management experience may be admitted without an undergraduate degree.
If you are offered admission into the Health Systems Management Graduate Certificate program, a non-refundable tuition deposit of $1,000 CAD is required to save your seat. The non-refundable deposit must be paid within 30 days of the offer of admission being made. If you enroll in the program consistent with the terms of the offer, the $1,000 deposit will be applied to your student account. If you do not enroll, the deposit is retained by JSGS.
NOTICE: If you are an Indigenous student from Canada, you are eligible for a waiver for the non-refundable deposit. For more information, please contact the advisor for the program.
For all new students enrolled in the Health Systems Management master's certificate for September 2022, tuition for the 9-credit program is $8,021.25 (or $2673.75 per 3-credit unit course). Students must also pay a mandatory graduate student fee.
Please note, that tuition and fees are subject to change. Should there be a discrepancy between the information posted on the University of Regina's website and the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy's website, the U of R site should be viewed as accurate.
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