Health Care Administration Management
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Learn business fundamentals to complement your health science knowledge - 2022/2023
This program is currently available to international students only.
The Health Care Administration Management program is a business program that will provide students with previous education/experience in health care with business and leadership fundamentals.
The program provides the skills necessary to work within the Canadian health care system. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics in business through the lens of health care.
You will develop skills in the areas of finance, human resources, operations, management, leadership, research and reporting, and strategic thinking. You will study privacy, ethics, communications and patient care concerns as they relate to the Canadian health care system.
The Health Care Management program is designed as a four-semester program for international college or university graduates from the healthcare field or from other disciplines.
Within the first semester, students will learn about the Canadian health system, health care providers, and agents. It will inform students regarding the various provincial and federal bodies involved.
Students will then implement their previous experience within health sciences to advance their knowledge on health care management, reporting tools, legal and ethical issues, database management, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and employee relations.
Graduates of the Health Care Administration Management program can utilize the knowledge attained through the program along with previous education/experience in health sciences to pursue a career in the health care field, primarily in clinics, hospitals and long-term care facilities. Students graduating from the program will find employment opportunities within medical clients, physician practices, hospitals and more.
Did you know Fanshawe consistently ranks high in graduation employment rates among large colleges in Ontario?
Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Health Care Administration Management program:
Complete clerical and administrative tasks for an office.
Oversee the daily operations in a medical office or clinical setting.
Medical Business Manager
Manage the daily operations of a medical office.
Assist medical professionals with basic diagnostic tests, record keeping and patient management.
- Produce managerial correspondence and reports accurately by specified deadlines using available computer technology and professional writing standards;
- Assess the components of the Canadian and Ontario health care systems and the external environmental factors affecting the management of health care organizations to ensure compliance in service delivery;
- Analyze laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies to determine their impact on decision-making in health care organizations and health services delivery;
- Critically examine ethical choices, values, and professional behaviour to make recommendations that inform health care management roles and decision-making;
- Analyze health care organization operations in order to advise on continuous improvement and problem solving
- Integrate data, critical thinking, and effective decision-making skills to support strategic and operational goals;
- Select appropriate leadership strategies to effectively manage human resources, human relations, and organizational culture and environment;
- Contribute to the strategic decision-making of a health care organization by applying basic financial management concepts
- Apply principles of operational planning, project management, and quality management to support health care operations;
- Develop and use strategies for ongoing professional development to enhance work performance and explore career opportunities in a Canadian global workplace;
- Collaborate and communicate effectively across functional teams and levels of management for hiring, supervising, and training as required in a culturally diverse and globalized business culture.
Full Time Offerings
A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree, preferably in
Health Sciences. Other backgrounds will be considered on a
Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above.
English Language Requirements
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:
- A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years. SDS Program Requirements.
- Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years
- A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years
- An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
- Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10
Recommended Academic Preparation
Recommended Academic PreparationPrevious health, business or administrative post-secondary education and/or training and/or work experience.
Applicant Selection Criteria
Applicant Selection Criteria
Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:
- Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario
- Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full)
- Achievement in the Admission Requirements
*Total program costs are approximate, subject to change and do not include the health and dental plan fee, bus pass fee or program general expenses.
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