Master of Arts in Leadership - Health

The Master of Arts in Leadership - Health Specialization (MAL-H) is 36-credit program comprised of two years of interdisciplinary study delivered through a blended model which combines online learning and two 2-week on-campus learning experiences. The MAL-H program is led by experienced healthcare instructors and blends health topics with strategic leadership studies, enabling you to navigate and drive change. This program will enable you to adapt to the rapidly changing field of healthcare, which demands leaders with the skills to bring people together and identify problems, implement solutions and achieve results.

Watch Program Head, Dr. Elizabeth Hartney give an overview of the program, including who typically takes the program, outcomes and content. 

Who It’s For 

The MAL-H program is an applied, competency-based program offering advanced leadership skills for experienced and emerging leaders in health organizations interested in developing more effective organizations and communities. Focusing on factors that contribute to successful problem solving and innovation, this program provides key skills and insights to professionals working in corporate, academic, public sector, and not-for-profit environments. 

Applicants who do not have the formal academic education to qualify for admission may be assessed on the basis of both their formal education and their informal learning, in accordance with the Flexible Admission Policy. Please visit the program admission page for more information.

Upcoming Start Dates


Online courses combined with intense small-group residencies, held on-campus. Learn more...


Program delivered fully online.

On Campus

Program delivered face-to-face on campus.

September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019
Application Deadline

Space may still be available

The application deadline has passed, but space may still be available.

For more information, please contact an enrolment advisor.

Toll-free: 1.877.778.6227

Program Schedule Program Schedule (pdf)
Tuition (Domestic) $25,280

Tuition costs are for the entire program.

Tuition (International) $31,859

Tuition costs are for the entire program.

September 14, 2020

September 14, 2020
Application Deadline June 14, 2020
Program Schedule Program Schedule (pdf)
Tuition (Domestic) See tuition page
Tuition (International) See tuition page