Degree Requirements – SLI

The degree requirement is 5.0 Full Course Equivalents (FCE) which includes:

  • 2.0 FCE (4 half-course credits) for SLI core courses (HAD2001H, HAD2002H, HAD2003H and HAD2004H)
  • 1.0 FCE (2 half-courses credits) for SLI core practicums (HAD2010H, HAD2020H)
  • 2.0 FCE (at least 2 half-course credits and at least 1 half-credit practicum) for approved elective courses in an area of specialization

The core courses are delivered in various modular formats including courses offered twice a week four times during either the Fall or Winter term (8 sessions of 3 hours each) and courses offered weekly during the Summer term (8 sessions of 3 hours each over 8 weeks).  The practicums are generally 6 to 8 weeks in duration and available in any term.

Students will be accepted into a full time program or into a part time program.

Postgraduate trainees can be accepted into either program.

Medical students can only be accepted into the part-time program.

Sample course schedules for the full-time and part-time programs for postgraduate trainees and a part-time program for medical students are provided below.

Please note: These are sample schedules provided in order to give students an idea of the flow of the program as either full-time or part-time commitments. The specific dates and terms for courses will vary year to year based on faculty availability and student need.

Sample Full-time Course Schedule

Year 1

Summer
HAD2002H  Research Methods for Evaluating Health System Innovation
HAD2004H  Leadership, Motivation and Partnering
HAD2010H  System Leadership and Innovation Practicum (Individual)
Fall
HAD2001H Strategic Vision and Planning for Health System Change
Elective Half-credit (1)
Elective Half-credit (2)

 

Winter
HAD2003H  Leading and Responding to Health Policy and System Change
HAD2020H  System Leadership and Innovation Practicum (Team)
Elective Half-credit (3)
Elective Half-credit (4)

Sample Part-time – Postgraduate Trainees

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Summer
HAD2002H  Research Methods for Evaluating Health System Innovation
HAD2004H  Leadership, Motivation and Partnering
HAD2010H  System Leadership and Innovation Practicum (Individual)
Fall
HAD2001H  Strategic Vision and Planning for Health System Change
Winter
n/a n/a
Summer
HAD2020H  System Leadership and Innovation Practicum (Team)
Fall
Elective Half-credit (1)
Winter
HAD2003H  Leading and Responding to Health Policy and System Change
Summer
Elective Half-credit (2)
Fall
Elective Half-credit (3)
Winter
Elective Half-credit (4)

Sample Part-time – Medical Students

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Winter
HAD2003H Leading and Responding to Health Policy and System Change
Summer
HAD2004H Leadership, Motivation and Partnering
HAD2010H System Leadership and Innovation Practicum (Individual)

 

Fall
HAD2001H Strategic Vision and Planning for Health System Change
Winter
HAD2002H Research Methods for Evaluating Health System Innovation
Summer
HAD2020H System Leadership and Innovation Practicum (Team)
Winter
Elective Half-credit (1)
Half-credit (2)
Summer
Elective Half-credit (3)
Half-credit (4)