Health Leadership (I.M.H.L.)

Program Description

The Master of Management (M.M.) IMHL [International Masters for Health Leadership] (Non-Thesis) offered by the Desautels Faculty of Management and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes managerial and leadership learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in reflective management, organizational strategy, and systems-level thinking in the health sector to pursue professional opportunities (or potentially continue their studies).

Keywords: Health Leadership and Management, Global Health, Sustainability in Healthcare, Managerial Healthcare, Health Administration, Innovation, and Practicum, Peer-Based Learning, Master of Management in Health Sciences, MBA Healthcare.

Unique Program Features

  • The program focuses on international healthcare delivery issues through management and leadership concepts, and through the lens of managerial mindsets;
  • The program is delivered in four synchronous (live) online modules, a final 2-week in-person module in Montreal, a Managerial Exchange, and a non-thesis Master's degree paper;
  • The program relies on teaching methods which bring together theoretical knowledge and the application to practice in real time;
  • The program integrates traditional disciplines such as strategy, organizational structure and behavior, operations management and financial management into student's managerial mindsets, maintaining a continuous focus on healthcare leadership and management;
  • The program is the result of a collaboration between the Desautels Faculty of Management and McGill’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, known worldwide for its ability to train exceptional medical leaders.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Program-Specific Admission Requirements

  • Prospective students must submit their Curriculum Vitae (CV) as part of a pre-application process
  • Work experience in the health sector is required

Department Contact

Graduate Program info.imhl [at] (subject: International%20Masters%20in%20Health%20Leadership) (email)

Available Intake


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 August 30 August 30

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

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