The health care and social service industry in Canada is the second largest employment sector. And rising demands for health care, costlier and more diverse treatments, and the ways in which infectious disease outbreaks (such as the H1N1 virus) can disrupt the economy, suggest that it will take more than a medical background to help manage these issues.
If you are interested in the factors influencing health care, then being a Health Administration student is the perfect fit for you.
Our Health Administration program offers you a blend of Health Studies, Leadership, Management, and Society, Culture and Environment courses to provide you with an overview of the factors influencing health and illness and an understanding of the Canadian health-care system. You will also have the opportunity to specialize in either Human Resources Management or Community and Social Services Management through an integrated postgraduate certificate program through Conestoga College.
Graduates of our program will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to assume integral roles in the growing and increasingly complex health-care sector in Canada. Some example careers include:
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