Master of Health Leadership and Policy in Clinical Education (MHLP)
The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Clinical Education is a professional degree for health-care professionals who want to develop their expertise in analyzing practice trends and designing and delivering clinical education. This hybrid program combines graduate-level health-care courses with UBC Sauder School of Business courses – giving you the skills and confidence to take your career in new directions.
CHOOSE HEALTH CARE AND BUSINESS
The MHLP in Clinical Education program offers a unique combination of health-care and business classes – giving you the strategic skills to play a leading role in your organization. Clinical education courses take a holistic perspective that includes exploring the context of clinical education to learning how to put theory into practice as you develop diverse learning experiences. Business courses offered by the top-ranked UBC Sauder School of Business give you a solid foundation in data analysis, project management and organizational leadership.
GAIN A COMPETITIVE EDGE
In this the 12-month program you will:
- broaden your knowledge and skills so you can design, deliver and evaluate clinical education programs
- enhance your understanding of policy, leadership and business practices relevant to clinical education
- learn within diverse clinical practice sites as part of a curriculum grounded in experiential and community-based learning opportunities
- study with renowned faculty from the UBC School of Nursing and complete a practicum alongside leading health-care professionals
- expand your professional network while collaborating with other MHLP students
- gain the fundamental business, project management and interpersonal skills to advance your career and confidently take on positions of increased responsibility
What makes the program unique?
A Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) degree from UBC gives you the credentials and knowledge to confidently move into positions of greater responsibility or make the shift into a new health-care field.
EXPLORE BEST PRACTICES IN CLINICAL EDUCATION
Clinical education courses are a rigorous combination of theory and evidence-based practice. You’ll learn how to develop educational strategies to support change within a practice setting and ensure that clinicians within your health-care organization meet practice and accreditation standards across diverse disciplines.
LEARN THE LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS
Clinical knowledge is not enough. Through courses offered by UBC Sauder School of Business, you’ll gain foundational business skills, improving your understanding of broad-based management concepts.
UNDERSTAND AND INFLUENCE POLICY
Health-care policies determine how health care is organized and delivered. You’ll explore how health policy informs clinical practice education and learn how to effectively develop and influence policy.
BECOME A CONFIDENT LEADER
Leadership development is embedded throughout the program, giving you ongoing opportunities to lead teams and projects and strengthen your interpersonal skills.
Clinical educators who have a deep understanding of best practices in education and are familiar with business concepts are well positioned to lead change in their careers and their organizations. Our graduates will have the knowledge and expertise to confidently move into sought-after positions and new areas of health-care practice.
Applications for January 2020, the UBC MEL professional master’s degree will be considered in three application rounds:
• 1st Round: May 1, 2019
• 2nd Round: August 1, 2019
• Final Round: October 1, 2019
Visa Processing: To ensure adequate time of study permit processing, International students should apply by August 1, 2019
TOEFL (ibT) Overall Score Requirement
IELTS Overall Score Requirement
Prior degree requirements
Applicants must hold an undergraduate credential in healthcare or related field (Nursing, Dietetics, Medicine)
Applicants must have a minimum of three years of relevant experience and demonstrate, through references and work experience that they are proficient and have been identified as having leadership potential in clinical practice.
Being a professional program, there are no UBC scholarships, grants or funding offered directly for MEL or MHLP students. Students who require financial assistance are encouraged to look for external scholarships or loans that may be available to them. Please find a list of options and areas for you to independently explore and investigate on our webpage:
Tuition / Program Costs
|Fees||Canadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / Diplomat||International|
|Installments per year||3||3|
|Tuition per installment||$9,741.89||$17,425.35|
|Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible)||Not applicable|
|Other Fees and Costs|
|Student Fees (yearly)||$930.14 (approx.)|
|Costs of living (yearly)||starting at $16,884.10 (check cost calculator)|
|Deposit to accept offer (if admitted)|
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the UBC Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students. New students may see higher increases in tuition. Admitted students who defer their admission are subject to the potentially higher tuition fees for incoming students effective at the later program start date. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.