Deepen your health-care knowledge and expand your business skills
The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) degree is for practising professionals who want to use their leadership skills to promote innovation in health care. With its unique combination of graduate-level courses offered by UBC School of Nursing and UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School, this hybrid professional master’s degree will give you the skills and confidence to take your career in new directions.
Challenge yourself to achieve personal and professional growth
The MHLP in Seniors Care and MHLP in Clinical Education are 12-month master’s programs developed with health-sector partners to meet the evolving needs of today’s forward-thinking organizations and professionals. These cross-disciplinary health-care and business programs see you learning from award-winning faculty and health-sector leaders, building your professional network and collaborating with talented peers.
Learn while you earn
Choose a part-time option for greater flexibility
The MHLP is offered in both full-time (12-month) and part-time (24-month) options. The part-time option makes it easier to balance professional and personal responsibilities as you pursue a postgraduate degree. Insights gained in the classroom can immediately be applied to your workplace. At the same time, you can deepen your understanding of issues within your professional practice through the research and discussions that characterize the vibrant MHLP learning environment.
Experience the future of education in health-care leadership
An innovative hybrid professional degree, the MHLP combines specialized graduate-level courses in clinical practice with executive leadership development. As an MHLP graduate, you’ll have the advanced clinical knowledge, fundamental business insight and practical leadership skills to accelerate your career and drive change in your field.
Learn from the best
One of the world’s top 40 universities, UBC gives you access to internationally acclaimed faculty and outstanding facilities.
Expand your health-care knowledge
Deepen your skills as a health-care practitioner to excel in your career and promote innovation.
Develop business acumen
Acquire the business fundamentals for strategic decision-making and confident leadership.
Expand your network
Study alongside highly motivated peers with wide-ranging professional experience and perspectives.
Connect with health-care leaders
Learn from instructors who are clinical experts and network with influential health-care professionals.
Experience a world-class city
Live and study in beautiful Vancouver – consistently rated one of the world’s most livable cities.
Gain a master’s degree in 12 months
This intensive, accelerated program can be completed in just one year – and you may be able to work part time during your studies.