UBC Professional Master’s
Degree Programs

Gain the technical skills
and business knowledge
to accelerate your career.

Master of Health Leadership and Policy
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An interdisciplinary degree that expands your technical knowledge and business skills in just 12 months

You’re ready for personal and professional change – to take your career in new directions and make a difference in your industry.

A professional master’s degree from UBC Faculty of Applied Science is a strategic investment in your future. Our innovative interdisciplinary graduate degrees enable practising professionals to upgrade their technical knowledge through UBC Faculty of Applied Science courses while gaining fundamental business and management skills through UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School courses. Leadership development is embedded throughout the program, and you’ll graduate as a more effective communicator and leader.

Whether you are an emerging leader, seasoned professional or considering a shift to a new industry, our 12-month professional programs give you the technical and business skills you need to advance your career and confidently move into positions of leadership and increased responsibility.

We offer two uniquely innovative master’s degree programs: the Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) for engineers and other technical professionals and the Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) for health-care professionals.

Take a bold approach to graduate education and become a leader in your field.

Application Deadlines

2022 Application Deadlines

Applications are now closed.

2023 Application Deadlines

The online application portal for 2024 admission opens on January 1, 2023.

Round 1: March 30, 2023
Round 2: June 30, 2023
Round 3 (Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada, and US citizens only): August 30, 2023

See how to apply section for full details.

How to Apply

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