at a glance

Credential(s) Earned

Graduate Certificate

Program Length

16 months


Management roles in clinical health care environments are essential to ensuring respective departments are operating smoothly and effectively within the organizational context. Managers often advance into these roles based upon their technical expertise and general knowledge of management and leadership. This certificate program is designed to provide the practical knowledge and skills required of managers within the first year or two of their new role. It is intended to orient managers to their role and enable them to exercise the key competencies for success of the department.

The Clinical Management Certificate Program is designed to be completed within as little as 16 months with four required courses, which do not have to be completed in sequence. Courses are delivered online. Some webinar attendance will be required.


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Start Date

Courses for the Clinical Management Certificate Program are completed through continuing education on a course by course basis. Online courses are offered several times throughout the year. Many students wish to take these courses for interest only. You may register for these courses without applying for the certificate.

If you would like to be granted a certificate in this program, qualified students must meet the admission requirements as posted, including any language requirements, and must apply to the program with full supporting documentation. This application can be made at any time, however please note that it will take one month for the Registrar’s Office to process the application. If you are seeking admission to the certificate program prior to registering for a course, please ensure you apply for the certificate one month before Registration closes for the course. Please keep in mind that some courses close before the registration date if their maximum capacity is met.


Application Requirements and Procedures

Applicants to the Clinical Management Certificate Program must be registered or certified health professionals and have experience working in the health care system.

To apply please complete the Michener Application form and forward it along with

  • Documentation of certification / registration requirements
  • A current resume describing background and experience
  • A $30.00 non-refundable application fee

Your application should be sent to:

Office of the Registrar

The Michener Institute
222 St. Patrick Street
Toronto, ON
M5T 1V4
Fax: (416) 596-3122

For more information on the application process please visit Michener’s Admissions page.