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MBA for Health Leaders

Athabasca University’s collaboration with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) allows students to earn both an MBA and the Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation. The CHE is Canada’s only professional credential available to health leaders.

About the Certified Health Executive (CHE)

A Certified Health Executive (CHE) is a skilled professional who is committed to both personal career development and their profession. A CHE gains valuable insight into the most advanced health leadership practices and is better able to lead an organization.

The CHE program is a self-directed online program that can be completed at your own pace. You must be a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), and you must complete all requirements within 3 years.

Learn more about the CHE

Earn your MBA for Health Leaders and your CHE designation

The MBA for Health Leaders gives you credit towards the CHE Select Program and the Maintenance of Certification (MOC 1) requirements. Completing both the MBA and the CHE requires the following:

About CCHL

CCHL is a national non-profit professional association dedicated to developing, promoting, advancing, and recognizing excellence in health leadership. CCHL is committed to creating and sustaining a learning environment for its members.

AU Faculty of Business contacts

General inquiries:

Academic Advisor:

Dr. Kam Jugdev
Professor, Project Management and Strategy

CCHL contacts

Further information on CCHL and the CHE designation:

Canadian College of Health Leaders

Stéphane Joannette
Manager, CHE Program
The Canadian College of Health Leaders
613-235-7218 / 1-800-363-9056 ext. 239

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