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Health Services Management


Upgrade your healthcare career with a Bachelor of Health Administration (BHA)

Already working in healthcare but want to upgrade your education to a degree? We offer a healthcare-focused degree completion program that allows healthcare professionals to earn a Bachelor of Health Administration to advance their careers into management roles and/or qualify for graduate studies.

Flexible scheduling

As a student in the Health Services Management program, you have the option of taking courses online, in the evening or on weekends to accommodate your busy schedule. You can mix the various modes of study depending on your preferences.

Your future career

HSM graduates find work as managers in the healthcare industry (i.e., hospitals, long-term care facilities, community-based agencies, the Ministry of Health, paramedic services, etc.).

Admission information

Academic requirements

Candidates must satisfy requirements in either Stream A or Stream B PLUS non-academic requirements:

Stream A

  • Graduation from a two-year Diploma program (e.g. health information management, practical nursing, nutrition and food services management) or a three-year Advanced Diploma program in applied health sciences (e.g. nursing, medical laboratory technology, chiropody, radiology) from a public Ontario College (or the equivalent) with a cumulative GPA of 3.0/B/70% or higher. Diploma must include at least two introductory, university-level humanities courses or equivalent.
  • Candidates must have at least two years of cumulative, current professional experience in the health services field.
  • Note: Admitted students who have not completed at least two university-level humanities courses (or equivalent) during their previous academic studies, will be required to take additional courses before graduation from the Health Administration program.

Stream B

  • Completion of at least two years of study in a health-related undergraduate degree program with acceptable academic standing or completion of a degree in another field, from an accredited university.
  • Candidates must have at least two years of cumulative, current professional experience in the health services field.

All applicants

Non-academic requirements

Your non-academic requirements should be submitted within 10 business days from your application submission date.

The requirements include:

  • Documentation of Professional Registration/Certification (where applicable).
  • A detailed and separate resume of previous work experience, academic experience (including continuing education), and professional activities.
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AUPHA certified

The Ted Rogers School of Health Services Management is fully certified by the Association for University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). AUPHA’s mission is to foster excellence and drive innovation in health management and policy education and to promote the value of university-based management education for leadership roles in the health sector.