Career and Professional Development

Program Details

Diploma in Health and Social Services Management (Admissions no longer accepted from general public.)


Please note that this program is restricted to health and/or social service organizations. Applications for admission are not accepted from the general public. Interested organizations should contact for further details.

The Diploma in Health and Social Services Management will prepare students with an integrated base of management knowledge in the field of health and social services management. It will focus on the development of skills in the day to day management of the provision of services in terms of both efficiency and human criteria, planning, directing and coordinating the delivery of services in hospitals, reception centers for the youth and elderly, local community centers and other health and social establishments. Individuals will acquire knowledge and develop skills to work with other professionals, budgeting, managing employees, purchasing equipment as well as overseeing facilities and equipment worth millions of dollars.

Admission requirements: A Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change.


Number Title Prerequisites Available Times
Winter 2023 Spring/Summer 2023 Fall 2023 Winter 2024
CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management CMSC 000 (or the Exemption by Examination) WED
9 REQUIRED COURSES: (27 Credits)
CACC 520 Accounting for Management Co-requisite: CMS2 500 (or the Exemption by Examination) THU
CACC 523 Financial Aspects of Health Care Co-requisite: CHLC 500
CGM2 510 Project Management: Tools and Techniques Not open to Special Students MON
CHLC 500 Health and Social Service Systems
CHLC 502 Health and Social Services Information Systems Co-Requisite: CHLC 500
CHLC 552 Legal & Ethical Aspects: Health and Social Service Co-requisite: CHLC 500
CMS2 533 Lean Ops. & Performance Mgmt in Health Services Co-requisite: CHLC 500 FRI/SAT
CORG 551 Behaviour in Organizations WED
CPL2 510 Communication and Networking Skills SAT
1 COMPLEMENTARY Courses to be chosen from the following: (3 Credits)
CHLC 590 Topics in Health Care CHLC 500
CORG 553 Employee and Labour Relations Restricted to students in the graduate HR and Health Care programs or with Departmental approval.
CORG 554 Managing Occupational Health and Safety TUE
CORG 556 Managing and Engaging Teamwork