Health Care Administration

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Complete a capstone project and research a current problem facing the health care system


Upcoming Intakes:

Fall 2024: College Drive – North Bay

Winter 2025: College Drive – North Bay

Prepare for a leadership role in a variety of health care settings and learn all aspects of health care operations and concepts as they relate to a multi-disciplinary team. This one year program will prepare you to be responsive to different cultures and behaviours in a number of situations and environments.

Your Future Career

  • Health care manager
  • Program manager
  • Program director 
  • Clinical records manager
  • Unit manager

What You Learn

  • Leadership
  • Health care operations
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Financial practices
  • Human resources
  • Law and ethics

Post-Secondary Diploma, or Degree in a health-related field or equivalent in a health-related field. 

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

HCA100 Communications for Health Care Professionals
HCA101 Computer Applications for Health Care Administration
HCA102 Leadership in Health Care Administration
HCA103 Health Care Policy
HCA104 Ethics in Health Care Administration
HCA105 Financial Practices for Health Care Organization

Semester 2

HCA110 Management of Human Resources in Health Care
HCA111 Leading Improvement and Change in Health Care
HCA112 Capstone Project - Health Care Administration
HCA113 Law and Health Care Administration
HCA114 Evidence Based Decision Making
HCA115 Health Care Operations

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $3615.3 $1362.5 - - $4977.8

2024-25 1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $15547.54 $1942.5 - - $17490.04


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

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There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.