The majority of graduate programs are NOT impacted by recent government announcements about tuition increases.

PhD students from the rest of Canada will continue to pay Quebec fees.
International PhD fees will see the same 3% increase as Quebec fees.

Healthcare Management (Grad. Cert.)

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) in Healthcare Management offered by the Desautels Faculty Management and the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is a course-based program that emphasizes challenging and hands-on learning opportunities. Our comprehensive and innovative program offers a specialized and practical curriculum designed to equip students with advanced skills in healthcare management.

Unique Program Features

  • The program spans 8 months and is delivered in a synchronous learning format (live and online);
  • Learning activities focus on a range of managerial skills to positively impact the quality, efficiency and fiscal responsibility of health care delivery. This includes: leading transformation, financial management and analysis, leading and managing people, conflict resolutions and negotiations, process analysis in health care settings, managing and improving quality in health care systems, and health management;
  • Renowned McGill professors will teach a curriculum that addresses the key competencies of the Leader Role in the CANMEDS educational framework of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Department Contact

Graduate Program info.gchm [at] (subject: Graduate%20Certificate%20in%20Healthcare%20Management) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
WINTER February 15 January 31 January 31

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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