Health Administration (MHSc)

Preparing professionals for the unique and complex demands of health sector leadership.

MHSc Students

The Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Health Administration combines health policy, business, and managerial sciences to prepare professionals for leadership roles in Canada’s rapidly evolving healthcare sector.

Students will gain expertise in management and change strategies while collaborating with colleagues, expert faculty, and healthcare leaders within an applied learning environment. 

The program’s renowned interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to reflect the latest innovations in health administration education and research. Graduates learn from expert scholars alongside health system leaders and feel prepared to tackle the latest issues and demands within dynamic health organizations.

Program Highlights



Make Connections 

Make lasting connections with health system leaders through collaboration with faculty, peers, and alumni from a wide range of professional backgrounds. 



Learn With Others 

Engage in collaborative problem-based learning and practicum placements that deliver valuable applied educational opportunities under the supervision and mentorship of respected healthcare leaders.



Accelerate Your Career 

Align graduate learnings with career goals while building your professional portfolio throughout the program.

MHSc Careers

The MHSc offers a broad range of professionals the skills, tools and knowledge to enhance leadership, take on change, and solve problems.

The MHSc equips clinicians with an understanding of the health care system in order to move into leadership roles. The interdisciplinary and applied curriculum gives graduates the tools to take on more senior level opportunities and roles within the health sector.

MHSc Graduation

People from MHSc

Latest Alumni Stories

Christine McGovern

Christine McGovern shares how the MHSc program fosters a collaborative environment, creating meaningful and lifelong connections.

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Sara Siddiqui

Sara Siddiqui shares how the program prepares you for the leap into more senior leadership roles in the public sector.

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Julian Wong

Julian Wong shares how the MHSc program builds clarity and confidence in taking the next step in your career.

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Dominik Nowak

Dominik Nowak shares how learning at IHPME was invaluable in building teamwork across the health system.

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Latest News

Dr. Karen Born is the new director of the Health Administration program

April 1, 2022

Faculty

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‘It reminds me of the responsibility I have to my community in the future’: Opportunity Scholarship recipients committed to addressing health care disparities

October 26, 2021

Faculty / Research / Students

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Ryan Hinds

Meet DLSPH’s new director of equity, diversity and inclusion

July 26, 2021

Faculty

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MHSc graduate passionate about palliative care wins 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Award

September 12, 2019

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Terrance Patterson at the Robert Wood Johnson Award Ceremony on June 4th in St. Johns NFLD. Photo by Dan Harper

IHPME Graduate Earns Prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Award for Leadership in Health Administration in the Canadian Armed Forces

July 9, 2018

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MHSc Graduate Wins Robert Wood Johnson Award

July 11, 2017

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Learn More About this Program


MHSc Program Director

Karen Born
Phone Number: 416-946-3023
Email Address: karen.born@​utoronto.ca

Oversees management of the MHSc Program

MHSc Program Assistant

Anita Morehouse
Phone Number: 416-946-3922
Email Address: ihpme.mhsc.courses@​utoronto.ca

Manages the MHSc courses including enrollment, grades, and access to Quercus

Graduate Administrator

Zoe Downie-Ross
Email Address: ihpme.grad.admin@​utoronto.ca

Coordinates student records, graduate funding, and student-related awards

Graduate Admissions

Christina Lopez
Email Address: ihpme.admissions@​utoronto.ca

Coordinates all IHPME admissions

Graduate Assistant

TBD
Email Address: ihpme.grad.assist@​utoronto.ca

Coordinates various graduate initiatives including defences, student events, and graduation

Graduate Placements

Christina Lopez
Email Address: ihpme.placements@​utoronto.ca

Coordinates details involving student placement and experiential learning