Career and Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies

Diploma in Health and Social Services Management


The Diploma in Health and Social Services Management will prepare students with an integrated base of management knowledge in the field of health and social services management. It will focus on the development of skills in the day to day management of the provision of services in terms of both efficiency and human criteria, planning, directing and coordinating the delivery of services in hospitals, reception centers for the youth and elderly, local community centers and other health and social establishments. Individuals will acquire knowledge and develop skills to work with other professionals, budgeting, managing employees, purchasing equipment as well as overseeing facilities and equipment worth millions of dollars.

Admission requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time academic studies.

NumberTitlePrerequisitesAvailable Times
CMS2 500Mathematics for ManagementCMSC 000 or the Exemption by Examination test Note: Course must be completed in the first semester of the Diploma in Management program. WEDWEDWEDWED
9 REQUIRED COURSES: (27 Credits)
CACC 523Financial Aspects of Health CareCo-requisite: CHLC 500  WED 
CGM2 510Project Management: Tools and TechniquesRestriction: Open to students currently in a graduate program. Not open to Special Students.MON/SAT TUE/THUTUEWEDMON/SAT TUE/THU
CHLC 500Health and Social Service Systems  THUTHU 
CHLC 502Health and Social Services Information SystemsCo-Requisite: CHLC 500 WED  
CHLC 552Legal & Ethical Aspects: Health and Social ServiceCo-requisite: CHLC 500  TUE 
CMS2 533Lean Ops. & Performance Mgmt in Health ServicesCo-requisite: CHLC 500  MON 
CORG 551Behaviour in Organizations TUE/FRITUE WEDTUE WEDTUE/FRI
CPL2 510Communication and Networking Skills THU FRI/SATSATSATTHU FRI/SAT
CACC 520Accounting for ManagementCo-requisite: CMS2 500 or the Exemption by ExaminationTHUTUE THUTHUTHU
1 COMPLEMENTARY Courses to be chosen from the following: (3 Credits)
CHLC 590Topics in Health CareCHLC 500    
CORG 553Employee and Labour RelationsRestricted to students in the graduate HR and Health Care programs or with Departmental approval. MONMON 
CORG 554Managing Occupational Health and Safety  TUETUE 
CORG 556Managing and Engaging Teamwork