Advance your career with the
Master of Health Leadership and Policy
professional graduate degree.


Choose both

Deepen your health-care knowledge and expand your business skills

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) degree is for practising professionals who want to use their leadership skills to promote innovation in health care. With its unique combination of graduate-level courses offered by UBC School of Nursing and UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School, this interdisciplinary professional master’s degree will give you the skills and confidence to take your career in new directions.

Lead Change

Challenge yourself to achieve personal and professional growth

The MHLP in Clinical Education and MHLP in Seniors Care are professional master’s programs developed with health-sector partners to meet the evolving needs of today’s forward-thinking organizations and professionals. These cross-disciplinary health-care and business programs see you learning from award-winning faculty and health-sector leaders, building your professional network and collaborating with talented peers.

Defy Convention

Experience the future of education in health-care leadership

An innovative interdisciplinary professional degree, the MHLP combines specialized graduate-level courses in clinical leadership with executive development. As an MHLP graduate, you’ll have the advanced clinical leadership knowledge, fundamental business insight and practical business skills to accelerate your career and drive change in your field.

Gain a master’s degree in 12 or 24 months

Choose a part-time option for greater flexibility

The MHLP is offered both full-time over 12 months and part-time over 24 months. This intensive, accelerated program can be completed in just one year. The part-time option makes it easier to balance responsibilities as you pursue a postgraduate degree.

Insights gained in the classroom can immediately be applied to your workplace. At the same time, you can deepen your understanding of issues within your professional practice through the research and discussions that characterize the vibrant MHLP learning environment.


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