UBC MEL MHLP Professional Leadership Master Degrees

Career Prospects

Where will your degree take you?

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) and Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) professional master’s degree programs offer you the opportunity to accelerate your career and achieve your professional goals.

Students come to our programs with professional experience that ranges from two or three years to several decades in their field. Over the 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time of their degree, they deepen their technical skills, gain foundational business strategy and management knowledge, and network with other forward-thinking individuals across many different disciplines. They also benefit from numerous professional development opportunities throughout the year, including one-on-one career coaching.

It all adds up to gaining the credentials and expertise needed to take their careers into new directions and advance into positions of greater responsibility and leadership.

What’s the experience of our graduates?

For many of our graduates, the MEL and MHLP programs are career enablers, empowering them to move into exciting new positions and take on new challenges.

We’ve shown some of the MEL and MHLP career progressions of our alumni below. Check out our full list of alumni profiles to learn more about how the one-year MEL and MHLP can accelerate your career.

Master of Engineering Leadership

Advanced Materials Manufacturing

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Advanced Materials Manufacturing

Quality Control Lead at Consolidated Biofuels

Mechanical Engineer at Ausenco

Advanced Materials Manufacturing

Structural Engineer with ASCO Industries

Manufacturing Automation & Robotics Specialist at CadMakers

Advanced Materials Manufacturing

Project Manager in the oil and gas sector

Project Engineer for the City of Vancouver

Clean Energy Engineering

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Clean Energy Engineering

Reliability & Integrity Engineer at Shell

Energy Consultant for CLEAResult

Clean Energy Engineering

Process Engineer at Pacific NorthWest LNG

Regulatory Engineer at British Columbia Utilities Commission

Dependable Software Systems

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Dependable Software Systems

Software Developer at The Blackstone Group

Software Development Engineer at Amazon

Dependable Software Systems

Senior Software Engineer for Honeywell Aerospace

Intermediate Systems Design Specialist for Thales

Dependable Software Systems

Product owner

Product Manager

Dependable Software Systems

Technical Product Manager

Product Owner at Teck Resources

Green Bio-Products

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Green Bio-Products

Biomaterial polymer chemist

Regulatory Affairs Specialist for Semios

High Performance Buildings

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

High Performance Buildings

Project Transfer Engineer with St. Jude Medical

Design Engineer for AME Group

Integrated Water Management

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Integrated Water Management

Environmental Engineer at Keystone Environmental 

Environmental Engineer at Stantec

Integrated Water Management

Project Manager for Cole Engineering Group

Project Manager Water/Wastewater Planning for the City of Hamilton

Integrated Water Management

Environmental Lead at Kiewit

Senior Environmental Specialist at Hatfield Consultants

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Marine Surveyor

Marine Engineer Lead with Alion Science and Technology Corp.

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Environmental Engineer, Norwegian Cruise Lines

Service Engineer with Wartsila

Urban Systems

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Urban Systems

Quality Assurance Technician with Napoleon Group of Companies

Project and Utility Management Engineer with Kerr Wood Leidal Associates

Urban Systems

Senior Manager Projects and Facilities at Telenor

Project Manager with Telus

Urban Systems

Civil/Geotechnical Engineering for Thurber Engineering

Management Consultant for Cascadia Strategy Consulting Partners

Urban Systems

GIS Specialist for CBRE

 

Asset Management Consultant at AECOM

Master of Health Leadership and Policy

Seniors Care

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Seniors Care

Director of Housing

Executive Director of a long-term care community

Seniors Care

Registered Nurse

Acute Access Coordinator

Seniors Care

Registered Nurse

Clinical Project Manager

Clinical Education

Program

Start of program

As of March 2020

Clinical Education

Registered Nurse

Clinical Planner of Virtual health for Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
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