The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) degree is a one-year, full-time program for practicing health professionals who want to excel in their careers, broaden their technical perspectives and acquire new business and leadership skills.
A winning combination
The MHLP degree is strongly grounded in cross-disciplinary technical instruction, with about 60 per cent of your classes being technical in nature. This technical focus is balanced by courses in leadership, business and communication that will develop the broad business skills you need to successfully lead teams and manage projects.
Together, these courses give you a game-changing combination of technical expertise and leadership ability – ensuring you have the integrated skills in demand by top employers.
Build your professional network
Connect with a dynamic and diverse cohort of motivated students from across the Faculty of Applied Science and UBC as you build a strong network that will offer connections and opportunities well into the future.
Sharpen your technical skills
Immerse yourself in the sector-specific specialization of seniors health care, gaining practical training and developing the tangible technical skills demanded by leading organizations.
Develop as a leader
Acquire the leadership skills you need in today’s team-oriented work environments through unique learning opportunities such as professional development workshops and individual coaching.