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Create health policy and manage health organizations

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Health Management) Honours Bachelor Degree program

Study a variety of diverse health-care settings, including Indigenous. Develop strategies to be a change agent. Two co-op work terms in this dynamic industry.

Program code BBHM
Duration 4 Years
Credential Honours Bachelor Degree
Delivery Full-time

Program information

Program description

Students study health management in the context of a business management curriculum, preparing graduates to be leaders in a variety of complex, multidisciplinary, Indigenous, and diverse health care settings. Students discuss current and global events and develop skills to contribute to health policy development and organizational evaluation. Canadian health care is examined as well as traditional and current Indigenous health care. Global health initiatives are explored to achieve comprehensive understandings of the complexities of health and evidence-based research objectives. Students gain theoretical and applied management knowledge as well as work integrated experiences. Insights into the health sector and business domain assist students to become effective managers and develop strategies to become creative change agents in various domestic and global health care settings.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2022 Barrie

Tuition and fees

Work-integrated learning

This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.

What are the admission requirements for the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Health Management) program?

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Health Management) admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent, with:

  • minimum overall average of 65 per cent
  • six Grade 12 U or M level courses
  • Grade 12 U level English
  • Grade 12 U level Mathematics

Mature applicants may also be considered for admission to this program providing their previous school performance and/or recent work record suggests a strong possibility of academic success. In order to qualify, applicants must be 19 years of age by December 31 of the year of admission and must have been away from formal education for at least one year immediately prior to beginning studies. Mature applicants must meet subject prerequisites prior to registration.

Applicants should be aware that first-year enrolment is limited; satisfying minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.

Selection Process

Selection is based on academic grades and subject prerequisites; applicants must meet minimum averages to receive final acceptance.

Criminal Reference/Vulnerable Sector Check

Placement agencies require an up-to-date clear criminal reference check and vulnerable sector check prior to going out on placement. Students should obtain their criminal reference three months prior to placement; checks conducted earlier may not be considered current. As some jurisdictions require longer lead-time for processing, please check with the program coordinator to ensure you allow for sufficient turn-around time. It is the student’s responsibility to provide the completed document prior to placement start.

NOTE: A record of criminal offences, for which a pardon has not been granted, may prevent students from completing their placements, thereby affecting their ability to graduate.

Admission details

This college has been granted consent by the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development to offer this applied degree for a seven-year term starting April 29, 2019. The college shall ensure that all students admitted to the above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.

Work term placements may have immunization or other requirements that need to be met prior to placements starting. If there are requirements, students will be informed and are responsible for meeting them.

Non-core courses are required in all degree programs to meet the Ministry of Colleges and Universities benchmark for depth and breadth in degree-level learning. These courses are designed to give students the tools to develop interdisciplinary perspectives that inform their approach to their own discipline, their continued education and their life outside work.

Students are required to take: at least one first year interdisciplinary course (INTS1xxx); two introductory courses in their choice of disciplines outside their main field of study, which may include psychology (PSYC 1000 or PSYC 1001), social science (SOCI 1000), humanities (HUMA 1012), or science (SCEN 1000); one advanced course in a discipline (ex. PSYC3xxx, SOSC3xxx, HUMA3xxx), and; one upper level interdisciplinary course (INTS4xxx). These courses and any remaining non-core course requirements to be selected from the program list.

What career paths can I take in health management?

Your Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Health Management) degree gives you many career opportunities

Graduates of this program may find administrative employment in a variety of health care settings such as but not limited acute care, long term care, medical group practices, Ministry of Health, Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN), Public Health agencies. Further to this, students may find opportunities in health and policy development, educational institutions and pharmaceutical companies.

What courses are included in the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Health Management) degree program?

Course overview

28 Core Courses
3 Non-Core Courses
4 Elective Core Courses
5 Elective Non-Core Courses
2 Co-op Work Terms

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Health Management) program outline.

  • ACTG 1000 – Introduction to Accounting
  • MNGM 1000 – Leadership
  • MNGM 1001 – Management Principles
  • MRKT 1000 – Introduction to Marketing
  • INTS 1002 – Introduction to Multidisciplinary Research

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