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Healthcare Leadership

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
The Healthcare Leadership program is tailored for aspiring leaders with existing healthcare experience, focusing on essential skills for navigating the complex healthcare landscape. You will receive instruction and guidance from seasoned professionals in healthcare and business to: learn the fundamental principles to lead and manage healthcare teams learn strategies to manage and resolve workplace conflicts learn effective ways to interact and communicate within healthcare environments gain an understanding of healthcare finances and economics gain insight into the structure and policies governing healthcare institutions learn about service quality and patient care get the tools for measuring and improving healthcare services learn how to prepare for and manage emergencies develop resilience and the ability to lead confidently through emergencies and unpredictable situations. This interdisciplinary program culminates in a capstone project that will give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge towards addressing leadership or management challenges in healthcare settings, and demonstrate your ability to innovate and lead effectively. As a graduate, you will be prepared to pursue various health administration and leadership roles, such as administrative manager, client care manager, client services manager, and even director of care. If you seek to positively impact patient outcomes and the efficiency of the healthcare system by mastering the skills needed to lead and innovate in a rapidly evolving industry, this program is for you.

Office of the Registrar
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Post-Diploma
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Refer to SAIT website for the current admission requirements. 

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2023/08/01 to 2024/07/31*.

  • Tuition $7,992.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,165.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,900.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated October 03, 2023. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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