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In April 2022, Ryerson University changed its name to Toronto Metropolitan University, which will be implemented in a phased approach. You will see the Ryerson name across campus, online and in our official communications for a period of time. Learn more about our next chapter.

Health Administration (BHA)

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Is It for You?

Turn your health-related diploma into a degree. This program can help you develop business acumen and gain the skills needed to navigate the complex and dynamic world of health care. You’ll explore topics such as program planning and evaluation, communication, strategy, human resources and financial management. Practicum seminars and a research project will help you put theory into practice.

This part-time program allows students to take courses at their own pace. You can complete as few as one to two courses per semester, or you can complete three courses or more per semester (making it full-time, OSAP eligible).

 Program Format(s)
Part Time: Degree Completion

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Health Administration

 Non-Academic Requirements
Documentation of professional registration/certification (where applicable), resumé

 Experiential Learning

 Certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

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What You Need to Know

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Tuition and Fees 2022/2023

Part-Time Format (One to Eight or More Courses)
Domestic Ontario Students Fees Range:
$924.40 - $5,528.34
Domestic Out-of-Province Students Fees Range: $974.97 - $5,934.10 
International Students Fees Range: $3,313.90 - $24,629.86

For detailed fees information visit Tuition and Fees by Program.

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.

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 for fall 2023 are coming soon! Please use the following instructions from fall 2022 as a temporary guide and check back here soon for updates.

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.

Applicants are required to submit academic transcripts, the Ryerson Supplementary Form and all components of the non-academic requirements via the ChooseTMU Applicant Portal.

Here’s how to access your ChooseTMU Applicant Portal account:

  1. Get your TMU Student Number in the email acknowledgement of your application
  2. Activate your TMU Online Identity. Fill in the Activation Form on the Accounts website. When asked for your Student/Applicant ID, enter your nine-digit TMU Student Number. Keep a record of your user name and password
  3. 24 hours after activating your TMU Online Identity, visit the ChooseTMU Applicant Portal

Instructions on how to upload documents, as well as common questions and answers for applicants can be found on our Ready to Submit Your Documents? web page.

If you are applying for readmission or reinstatement, you are required to submit an application for admission, along with an updated resumé and TMU Supplementary Form.

After Graduation

Acquire the skills necessary to be a manager in hospitals and other health organizations. Or, pursue graduate studies in public health, health administration, an MBA and/or the Certified Health Executive (CHE™) designation from the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

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Please visit our Undergraduate Applicant COVID-19 FAQ page for the latest information on current and next steps in light of all closures affecting admissions.