Indigenous Health Administration and Leadership Program (IHALP)

UBC Certificate ProgramApplications open November 15th, 2023

Promote the Health and Wellness of Indigenous Peoples

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 health administration so you can confidently design, lead, and deliver holistic health and wellness programming in Indigenous organizations and communities.This program is proudly delivered in partnership by the UBC Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health in and UBC Extended Learning, which offers support in instructional design, course delivery and student services, including applications and registration.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 program format is flexible allowing you to do the program along with your work and family commitments.

Important information and dates for 2024/2025 Cohort

  • Format: Courses are either virtual classes with 3 day in-person residencies (held at UBC Vancouver campus)
  • Duration: One year, part-time    
  • Cost: $6,250 (Bursaries are available! Details on the “Apply” page)
  • Upcoming Information session: Feb 8, 2024
  • Previous Information session: View our past information session
  • 2024/2025 Program Schedule: View here

Important deadlines

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