What will I learn?

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.

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.

Which department am I in?

School of Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (2 semesters)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,111.00 (US$ 12,016) per year
CAN $8,055.50 per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

3 September 2019


Humber College

Humber North Campus,

205 Humber College Boulevard,


Ontario (ON),

M9W 5L7, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: A bachelor’s degree. English language requirement: IELTS scores overall 6.5 and no band below 6.0; EAP score successful completion of all EAP courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 80% in Level 8; TOEFL scores 580 for paper-based test or 88 (22L, 22W, 22S, 22R) for internet-based test; MELAB Score 82; PTE score 61 - 64.

For international students

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.

Minimum IELTS Scores: Overall 6.5 AND No band below 6.0

Minimum TOEFL Scores: 580 for paper-based test OR 88 (22L, 22W, 22S, 22R) for internet-based test

Minimum PTE Score of 61 - 64

Minimum EAP Score: Successful completion of all EAP courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 80% in Level 8

Minimum MELAB Score: 82


About this uni

Humber College takes theory, adds practical learning, state-of-the-art labs and creative spaces to unleash innovative and entrepreneurial thinking.

  • One of Canada’s diverse, comprehensive, and exciting colleges
  • More than 4,700 international students from 138 nations
  • Over 180 full-time programmes taught by eight academic schools
  • Gain placements abroad, and study a semester overseas