Indigenous Studies

Health Care Administration - Indigenous

1 year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Complete a captone project in your second semester


Starts - September 2020

Enhance your skills! This program provides health care graduates or practitioners with business and fundamental leadership skills including communication, critical thinking, leadership, and financial management skills. This program is designed to support Indigenous communities by preparing future health practitioners to increase their capacity to deliver services, coordinate programs and promote the health of the community. Graduates will be able to integrate patient and family care theories into current practices that are responsive to Indigenous populations in rural, urban and First Nation communities.

Your Future Career

  • Medical clinic director
  • Home care services director
  • Chief of emergency medicine
  • Manager of rehabilitation services
  • Health care manager
  • Nursing unit administrator


What You Learn

  • Indigenous health care operations
  • Communications for health professionals with Indigenous peoples
  • Leadership
  • Ethics
  • Financial Practices
  • Organizational behavior

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent in a health related field.

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

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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.

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Looking to continue your studies with Canadore College?

If you have previously attended or are currently enrolled in a program at Canadore College and would like to continue your studies here, you can complete the online Internal Application form.

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