Indigenous Health Administration and Leadership

UBC Certificate Program

House Post by Susan Point (Musqueum). Collection of the UBC Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada

In order to comply with limits on social gatherings and physical distancing measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indigenous Health Administration and Leadership program will be offered fully online in 2021–2022.

This program is formerly known as the Aboriginal Health and Community Administration Program.

Rooted in the core values of resiliency, culture and Indigenous perspectives, the UBC Certificate in Indigenous Health Administration and Leadership is designed to build and enhance your knowledge of community health administration. Learn to design, lead, and deliver holistic health and wellness programming with confidence in Indigenous organizations and communities.

This program is delivered in partnership by the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health in consultation with Indigenous communities and UBC Extended Learning. The program curriculum is centered on Indigenous approaches and traditional teachings and is taught primarily by Indigenous instructors. You’re in a culturally safe and supportive learning environment that offers opportunities to build connections and lifelong relationships with your peers and instructors. The flexibility of the program format recognizes the importance of work/life balance, and allows you to juggle the program along with your work and family commitments.

  • Format: 100% online with five full-day online classes plus weekly real-time class meetings
  • Duration: One year, part-time
  • Cost: $5,775
  • Next program start date: May 28, 2021
  • First application deadline: April 14, 2021

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