Career and Professional Development

School of Continuing Studies

Diploma in Health and Social Services Management

Objectives

Please note that this program is restricted to health and/or social service organizations. Applications for admission are not accepted from the general public. Interested organizations should contact assistant.cms@mcgill.ca for further details.

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
 Winter
2018
Spring/Summer
2018
Fall
2018
Winter
2019
CO-REQUISITE:
CMS2 500Mathematics for ManagementCMSC 000 Foundations of Mathematics or Exemption by Examination WEDWED  
9 REQUIRED COURSES: (27 Credits)
CACC 520Accounting for ManagementCo-requisite: CMS2 500 Mathematics for Management or Exemption by ExaminationTHU   
CACC 523Financial Aspects of Health CareCo-requisite: CHLC 500    
CGM2 510Project Management: Tools and TechniquesNot open to Special StudentsMONSAT  
CHLC 500Health and Social Service Systems     
CHLC 502Health and Social Services Information SystemsCo-Requisite: CHLC 500    
CHLC 552Legal & Ethical Aspects: Health and Social ServiceCo-requisite: CHLC 500TUE   
CMS2 533Lean Ops. & Performance Mgmt in Health ServicesCo-requisite: CHLC 500    
CORG 551Behaviour in Organizations TUE MON/WEDMON/WED  
CPL2 510Communication and Networking Skills SATMON/WED  
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.MON   
CORG 554Managing Occupational Health and Safety TUE   
CORG 556Managing and Engaging Teamwork