Certificate in Strategic Decisions in Health Administration

Offered by:  School of Health Administration, Faculty of Health

Coordinator: healthadmin@dal.ca, (902) 494-7097


The purpose of this certificate is to provide interested Master of Health Administration (MHA) students with advanced knowledge of the science of decision-making. The Certificate is neither a freestanding nor an entry-level credential.

Admission Requirements / Eligibility:

This certificate is only open to students completing the Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Certificate Requirements:

Core course requirements:

HESA 6100.03: Ethical Decisions in Health Administration

HESA 6341.03: Management and Union Relations: Decisions and Implementation

HESA 6345.03: Healthcare Leadership: Decisions, Ownership & Accountability

HESA 6400.03: Executive Decisions: The Dynamics of Bias, Risk & Persuasion

Application of Credit Hours Towards Other Degree Requirements:

Courses completed as part of this certificate may be double-counted towards the requirements of a concurrent degree, subject to approval by the student’s supervisor and graduate coordinator in their primary degree program.  Courses not approved to count towards the primary degree requirements will result in additional tuition fees on a per-course fee basis.