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Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Code: SN511 Length: 2 semesters

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma or diploma in health, or social and community service, or other health-related or human services field. 


All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Mature Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

University Transfer Applicants

Diplomas and Certificates

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

Degrees

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2018NorthOpenWaitlisted
January 2019NorthOpenOpen

The 2018-2019 fee for 2 semesters is:

  • domestic: $7,146.32
  • international: $16,006.20

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Program Contact(s)

Colin MacRae, program advisor
416-675-6622 ext. 5758
colin.macrae@humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,573.16$7,793.10
Tuition$3,113.38$7,333.32
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,573.16$7,793.10
Tuition$3,113.38$7,333.32
Mandatory Non-Tuition$459.78$459.78
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

  • systems navigator

Continue to expand your education at Humber. Learn a new skill-set to be able to work with inter-disciplinary teams in hospitals, medical centres, community services, correctional, probation and private & public facilities to guide patients, clients, families and members of vulnerable populations through complex health and social care systems and difficult decision-making processes.

Our Program

The Systems Navigator graduate certificate program will prepare you to work in an emerging profession helping individuals manage and co-ordinate their care within the health and social services fields. Systems navigators assist with navigating complicated and interrelated systems and are the primary source of communication between the inter-disciplinary team and individuals, acting as an advocate and guide.

You will acquire skills to assess diverse clients’ service priorities and to develop personalized care plans. Building on your current professional knowledge and practice, you will learn about the complex systems in which support services are provided to patients and clients. In addition, you will learn the business and economics of service delivery systems and how professionals’ roles and responsibilities intersect.

Work Placement

The variety and number of health and community service systems utilizing systems navigators along with our extensive industry partnerships will support work placement opportunities for students. Students complete 240 hours of work experience which are reflective of each student’s field of practice specialization and their learning and professional development goals.

Your Career

This program will prepare you for an exciting career in the emerging field of systems navigation. Graduates will be prepared to work across various health and community service systems and will also have the skills to take on client leadership roles specific to seamless service delivery for patients and clients, often acting as the single point of contact.  Career opportunities exist in the fields of nursing, occupational/physical therapy, social services, mental health and addictions, and child and youth care. 

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • 1. Build progressive relationships with and among clients, families, and health and community service professionals to support seamless client services.

  • 2. Adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards of practice to advance equitable health and community services.

  • 3. Consult with diverse clients to assess existing supports and to establish goals for personal wellness.

  • 4. Implement support plans for individuals, designed to align with client strengths and identified wellness goals.

  • 5. Strategize to assist clients to engage proactively with health and community professionals/services.

  • 6. Employ communication skills and strategies that contribute to social justice and client self-determination.

  • 7. Connect individuals and families to community resources to establish service networks of health and community supports.

  • 8. Maintain documentation and databases to facilitate seamless client service and enhance systems operations.

  • 9. Employ systems theories and emerging research to reveal the complexities of accessing varied health and community services.

  • 10. Present complex change processes and the resulting implications for the evolving role and scope of practice of a systems navigator.


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