Health Systems Management (PG Cert)

Fanshawe College Canada

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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
2 Semester

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September, January, May

International course fees
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About Health Systems Management at Fanshawe College

Every health facility or organization relies on its technological systems to be organized. With the hard work of health system managers and administrators who make sure things run smoothly, doctors and nurses are able to perform their duties to the best of their ability. Fanshawe's Health System Management program will prepare you for an exciting career in the field of Health Administration and e-health digital transformation.

As a student, you'll discuss fascinating global advancements in the use of technology in electronic patient records, automated voice transcription, digital imaging concepts, ADT (admission-discharge-transfer) systems messaging and workflow. You'll also develop valuable skills in protocol analysis using HL7 and Dicom, HIPPA/PIPEDA/Security, billing, and similar technology.

Upon graduation, this training will increase your marketability with employers who are looking for motivated graduates that understand the current systems that are used at health care facilities.

The program is also excellent preparation for students who are interested in additional qualification with Fanshawe certificates such as Project Management or Information Security Management.

In any professional setting, organization is key, but nowhere is this more true than when people's medical data is on file. If you want to make a real difference, consider the Health System's Management program.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 semester
    Course startsSeptember, January, MayDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

The average tuition fee is ~$7,500CAD per semester

Entry requirements

A Two- or Three-Year College Diploma, or a Degree, preferably in Information Technology, Mathematics, Writing, or Health Sciences. Other backgrounds considered on a case-by-case basis.
OR
Acceptable combination of related work experience and post-secondary education as judged by the College to be equivalent to the aboveEnglish Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 570 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years OR an IELTS test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years, may be considered when the applicant has an overall average of 60% or above in the qualifying diploma or degree
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years  
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

Recommended Academic Preparation

  • Previous Health or Information Technology post-secondary education and/or training and/or work experience.

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