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Health Administration (BA)


Health Administration (BA)

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The health and social service industry is one of the largest employment sectors in Canada. In this Bachelor of Arts program in Health Administration, you’ll learn to help manage issues associated with rising demands for health care, costlier and more diverse treatments, and the ways in which infectious disease outbreaks (such as H1N1 or 2019-nCoV) disrupt the economy.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn from award-winning educators and researchers who integrate the latest advancements and knowledge into your courses. In this program, you’ll also have experiential learning opportunities in a practicum placement allowing you to pursue your specific interests in health administration.

You can focus your Health Administration studies in one of two areas: Human Resource Management, or Community and Social Service Management. These specializations provide you the opportunity to earn a graduate certificate from Conestoga College and your Bachelor of Arts in Health Administration in only four years. 

If you are interested in the factors influencing health care, then being a Health Administration student is the perfect fit for you.

We also offer a BA in Community Health and a BASc in Community Health.

Professor Richelle Monaghan, Chair of the Community Health Department, welcomes all inquiries. You can contact her for more information at rmonaghan@wlu.ca.


Program Highlights

  • Connect with your fellow students in the Health Studies Student Association.
  • Business courses in finance, management, account and human resources are available to prepare you for delivering cost-effective health-care services.
  • Specialize in either Human Resources Management or Community and Social Services Management through Conestoga College and earn a bachelor’s degree and a graduate certificate in only four years.

Sample Courses

  • Leadership Foundations
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Leadership, Organizational Culture and Change
  • Workplace Diversity in the 21st Century
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Human Aspects of Organizations
  • Disease and Society
  • Management Skills
  • Canadian Health Care System
  • Influence, Persuasion and Negotiation

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range: low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: high 70s.
  • English at 60%.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Law Option
  • Human Rights and Human Diversity Minor
  • Physical Forensics Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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