Our students come to the program with wide-ranging professional experience and perspectives. Over 12 months, they learn from experts about innovative models and practices in seniors care. Our students also learn the language of business, gaining fundamental insight into business strategy and leadership through courses offered by UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School.
It’s a unique hybrid degree program that is enabling our graduates to move into new areas of practice, take on positions of increased responsibility and confidently lead teams and complex projects.
Imagine how the 12-month MHLP in Seniors Care could benefit you.
Reflecting back on her experience of the MHLP, Elizabeth Matthews says that the specialized knowledge she gained in seniors care – combined with the introduction to foundational business and leadership concepts – has helped her advance within her career.Read More
After graduating as part of the first cohort of the Master of Health Leadership and Policy in Seniors Care program, Alex Chui worked in advocacy and policy development for the Alzheimer Society of BC and is now leading quality and process improvement projects at Providence Health Care.Read More
A professional master’s degree in seniors care has given Saeideh new perspectives on management and leadership, enabling her to thrive in her role as Director of Care and rise to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
For Jackie Reiners, the MHLP in Seniors Care was an opportunity to develop the skills that would enable her to move into higher-level executive positions. Nine months into the program and while still a student, she achieved her goal and began a new role as executive director of a long-term care community.Read More
Ian Li is developing a service that will allow seniors to have groceries delivered for free from the stores of their choice. It’s just one of several initiatives he is pursuing to improve seniors’ lives.Read More
“Seniors and the lives they live are my passion,” says Joanne Brown. With a strong foundation in the theory and practice of seniors care — backed by years of experience as a care co-ordinator — she’s bringing creativity and innovation to addressing complex issues within the sector.Read More
Not everyone can list “practical wisdom consultant” and “improviser” on their LinkedIn profile. But these are apt descriptions of Cherry Chen and her approach to patient care — one that values patient engagement and seeks opportunities to apply innovative and creative strategies to improve health outcomes.Read More