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Health Care Administration @ Alpha International

Available at: Alpha International Academy (Toronto)

Overview

Alpha International Academy connects international students seeking a quality post-secondary education with one of the leading colleges in Ontario. The Academy is affiliated  with St. Lawrence College, who provides oversight over all curriculum, faculty, and operational quality for college-level programs delivered at Alpha’s Toronto campus. Students can learn how to apply through Alpha at: alphacollege.ca/how-to-apply and are considered enrolled at St. Lawrence College once admitted. Graduates receive a St. Lawrence College diploma or graduate certificate, depending on their course of study.

The Health Care Administration International Stream program is a business program that will provide health care practitioners with business and leadership fundamentals. The program is geared toward international students who have previous education and work experience in health care who wish to develop their managerial and leadership skills. The international stream provides a four semester option which has been designed to transition students to learning in Canada, becoming familiar with the Canadian Health Care system, and making international students career ready. The curriculum is geared toward providing a wide base of business skills in a health care context such as financial, communication, human resources, leadership, operations, and critical thinking. Graduates of the program would be suited for careers in entry or middle management positions in a wide variety of health care settings such as clinics, hospitals, and private facilities. The program is delivered over two 15-week semesters.

Visit the Alpha International Academy website for more information: alphacollege.ca

Highlights

Program Name

Health Care Administration @ Alpha International

Program Code

K0878

Credential

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Start Dates

September
January
May

Program Duration

Location (Campus)

Alpha International Academy (Toronto)

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Fees for this program are set by Alpha International Academy and are available by contacting them at info@slc-alpha.ca  or visit their website at: alphacollege.ca/st-lawrence-programs/ .

Additional Costs

Students are required to have a computer with internet access for online components of the program.

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2020-21

Semester 1
ACCT 5000 Financial Practices for Health Care Organization
COMM 5000 Communications for Health Care Professionals
COMP 5000 Computer Applications for Health Care Administration
HLTH 5000 Leadership in Health Care Administration
HLTH 5001 Health Care Policy
HLTH 5002 Ethics in Health Care Administration

Semester 2
HLTH 5003 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in Health Care
HLTH 5004 Health Care Operations
HLTH 5005 Capstone Project – Health Care Administration
HROB 5000 Management of Human Resources in Health Care
LAWS 5000 Law and Health Care Administration
MATH 5000 Statistics for Health Care Professionals

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Admission Requirements

    Students must have the following academic requirements to be eligible:

    - Secondary School Diploma or mature student status;
    - Minimum 2 or 3 - year Diploma or Degree from a recognised institution;

    Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

    - Overseas applications from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines (SDS): Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months
    - All other applicants: Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months

    Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the ESL/EAP program offered at Alpha International Academy. Please visit the ESL/EAP Program information page for further information. For a complete list of the English proficiency tests we accept and SLC partnered ESL Pathway programs please visit St. Lawrence's proof of proficiency list. 

    Prerequisites

    It is recommended that students have education and/or work experience in a Health Care industry. 

    Health Requirements

    Testimonials

    It was a great learning experience, the program provided a good solid understanding of the materials that prepared one to apply to the working world without much difficulty. It also helps in building a foundation of knowledge to further pursue additional education if one wishes to. The college's environment is very nurturing, lots of room for the growing of friendships, learning activities, and the equipment is clean, and up to date. Looking back of how fast time has been travelling and that such a positive learning experience that I would hardly forget.

    Song Truong

    Program Contact

    Alpha International
    admissions@slc-alpha.ca

    Admissions Information

    Alpha International
    admissions@slc-alpha.ca


    Additional Information

    Each semester is set-up as two 7 week blocks; each block has three courses running. There will be a one-week break between the two blocks in each semester.

    Programs at St. Lawrence College are delivered using a variety of instruction modes. Courses may be offered in the classroom or lab, or in a hybrid mode which combines classroom sessions with online learning activities. Program delivery can be run weekdays, weekends or evenings. Upon registration, each full-time student is provided a St. Lawrence College email account which is used to communicate important information about program or course events.

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