Post Graduate Diploma in Health Administration

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Program Overview

This program is specially designed for students who have done their Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Science/Health Sciences/Medicine or Nursing or health/medicine related, regulated programs. The aim of this program is to enable students to take up leadership roles in Health Care Facilities, Long term care facilities, home support organizations, or hospitals.

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Contact our admissions team today or request information on upcoming program start dates.

Already have a medicine related bachelor’s degree and want a leadership role in healthcare? Earn up to C$97,437 Annually. Flexible payment schedules. High Demand career.

Job Opportunities

Graduates of the program can work in

  • Health Care Facilities
  • Long term Facilities
  • Home Support Organizations
  • Hospitals


Earn up to $46.00* per hour as a Healthcare Administrator
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

a. Bachelor’s Degree.
b. English Language Proficiency.
– For English language proficiency, domestic students need to submit a proof of Grade 12 English or complete

English Language Proficiency Test conducted by WCC.
– International Students will need to submit a proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:

  • IELTS 5.5 Bands or more.
  • CLB Score of 6 or more.
  • PTE Academic 50 or more.
  • Any other English language assessment test with equivalent score.
  • Successful Completion of English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by College Authorities.
  • Successful Completion of 24week ESL Program at Western Community College.

Program Duration

2090 hours/104.5 Weeks

Course Outline

Course No. Name Hours
ACCT011 Accounting Principles 1 80
ACCT012 Accounting Principles 2 80
ACCT017 Computerized Accounting 80
BUSM010 Business Communication 80
BUSM020 Management Fundamentals 80
BUSM022 Organizational Behaviour 80
BUSM028 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 80
BUSM040 Business Law in Canada 80
BUSM050 Marketing Principles 80
BUSM070 Human Resource Management 80
BUSM230 Introduction to Business Finance 80
BUSM360 Business Research Methods 80
COMP011 Fundamentals of Computers 80
ECON010 Microeconomics 80
ECON011 Macroeconomics 80
MATH015 Business Mathematics 80
STAT024 Business Statistics 80
PHAD028 Health Care Delivery in Canada 80
PHAD029 Health Care Ethics in Canada 80
BUSM130 Strategic Management 80
PHAD031 Health Care Project Management 80
PHAD032 Health Information Systems 80
PHAD033 Social Determinants of Health 80
PHAD034 Planning and evaluating Health Promotion Programs 80
PHAD035 Health Care Seminar 80
ENGL100 Introduction to English Academic Writing 80
  Total Hours 2080

Fee Structure

1 Tuition Fee $15000 Domestic Students
2 Course Material Fee $300
3 Registration/Application $250
Total $15550
1 Tuition Fee $ 21000 International Students
2 Course Material Fee $ 300
3 Registration/Application $ 250
Total $21550

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Line of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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