A YEAR can

Take your career to the next level with the Master of Health Leadership and Policy
degree. Offered by the UBC Faculty of Applied Science School of Nursing
in collaboration with the UBC Sauder School of Business, this
one-year, full-time program will help you accelerate your career.

The MHLP is a one-year, full-time degree for practicing health professionals who want to excel in their careers, broaden their technical perspectives and acquire new business and leadership skills. The programs run from January to December and are offered by the Faculty of Applied Science School of Nursing in collaboration with the Sauder School of Business.

A winning combination

The MHLP degree involves about 60 per cent of your classes being technical in nature. This technical focus is balanced by cross-disciplinary 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 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.

Application Deadlines

January 2018 intake
International students: Closed
Domestic students: Closed

January 2019 intake
Application system will open on February 1, 2018!

How to Apply


“A wonderful diverse program of creative thinkers! ”
- Chris Russell – MHLP

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