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The Healthcare Management Challenge

Provincial spending on healthcare is escalating rapidly as a percentage of program expenditures, a trend that is not sustainable. Therefore, cutting-edge leadership and management have become essential to maintain and improve the quality of our healthcare system while keeping costs under control.

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Our MHA Graduates are Uniquely Equipped

As the Telfer MHA program is the only MHA program in Canada housed in a school of management, with a focus on health systems, innovation, analytics, decision-making and cost-effectiveness, our graduates are uniquely equipped to meet this challenge.

Located Where Healthcare Leaders Converge

Telfer is located downtown in the capital of Canada, where national, provincial and association leaders from public, private, academic and not-for-profit organizations converge to tackle our healthcare leadership and management challenges. Our MHA is built to engage with these organizations – so let’s get you connected!

Connected to a Deep Alumni Network

The Telfer MHA is the original MHA in Canada, with an alumni network that is deep and influential. Our alumni occupy senior and executive positions in major hospitals, healthcare institutions, and private sector companies, across the country.

Program Versions and Structure

We offer a 24-month program, with evening and weekend courses to suit the working professional. The program is built on a 3-component model:

Learn Management

Core processes, the latest tools, how to analyze, how to strategize, how to work with people and data to deliver results

Learn Healthcare

Health strategy and policy formulation and implementation
Patient-centered interprofessional teams.
Innovation and change in health systems
Health services integration and creating results.
Cost effective delivery of quality health services.


Residency and / or Field Project

Distinguishing Features

  • Telfer’s MHA is the only MHA in Canada housed in a school of Management, and Telfer is the only management school in Ontario with triple-crown international accreditation.
  • Telfer is located in downtown Ottawa, where national, provincial and association healthcare leaders and managers from all sectors converge.
  • One of Canada's most established MHA programs, with a deep and influential alumni network.
  • Courses and experiences are focused on healthcare management state-of-practice, including analytics.
  • The content is enhanced with input from Executives in Residence, and cutting-edge research from our thesis-based Master’s in Health Systems program.

Alumni Testimonials


Ellen Odai - MHA

Jennifer Proulx - MHA

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