Master of Business Management specialising in Health Administration
20 – 24 hours per week
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Develop critical leadership and management strategies to tackle major issues and challenges facing the healthcare sector.
Lead teams and businesses to success
All industries require strong leadership to manage and inspire their teams and steer projects to successful outcomes. The Master of Business Management will prepare you to become an effective leader in an increasingly agile business environment, and will equip you with the skills needed to step into a management position in your field.
A specialisation in Health Administration will give you unique insights from a business perspective into health systems, policies and organisations. You will learn how to tailor business and management skills to the healthcare industry and prepare yourself for vital senior management roles. This course will equip you with transferable leaderships skills that can be applied to various positions within the healthcare sector and beyond.
What you will learn
- Strategic leadership
Acquire an adaptable leadership skill set, ready to meet the challenges of the changing business landscape.
- Financial management
As markets change, position yourself with the financial management skills to allocate resources strategically, with a mind towards the big picture.
- Health administration
Integrate management and leadership theory into your professional practice, using it to shape policy and solve real-world health administration challenges in complex care settings.
This course is structured in three parts: Part A. Business management foundation, Part B. Specialisation studies, and Part C. Application studies.
All students complete Part C. Depending upon prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A or Part B or both.
Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies, you may elect not to receive the credit.
Part A. Business management foundation: 4 units (24 points)
These units will introduce you to business management practice at an advanced graduate level. They are designed to extend your ability to manage an organisation while building on existing professional work experience.
Part B. Health Administration: 4 units (24 points)
The focus of these units is to develop your expertise in Health Administration and provide the knowledge and skills needed to work across the borders of context or discipline.
You need to complete four of the following units.
An Australian bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent qualification and achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or an equivalent Grade Point Average as determined by the Monash Business School.
An Australian bachelor’s degree and achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 or an equivalent Grade Point Average as approved by the Monash Business School, plus two years relevant work experience.
Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.
University entrance requirements
Minimum entrance requirements apply for admission to Monash University Australia.
For the Master of Business Management, the estimated cost is $4,125.00 per unit. You may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan to cover part or all of your tuition. Fees are subject to change annually.
We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.
Business management online at Monash
Undertake a master’s degree online with the elite Monash Business School, which is ranked among the top 1 per cent of business schools in the world and is a holder of triple crown accreditation.
You’ll take advanced foundational units and gain digital-focused specialist knowledge through application units before capping your professional development portfolio through career-driven industry projects. This course allows you to deep dive into a specialisation of your choice, giving you a rounded and flexible graduate qualification.
Meet your academic team
Associate Professor Jonathan Matheny
Jonathan Matheny is the Director of Program Development for Leadership and Executive Education. He leads the development of new programs and teaches personal development, leadership and organisational change. He has led academic programs and lectures across North America, Europe and Asia.
Professor Richard Hall
Richard Hall is the Deputy Dean of Leadership and Executive Education. His research is in management and organisational studies, including leadership, technology and organisational change and the future of work. He is the Co-editor of Leadership Development and Practice, and his research has been published internationally.
Dr Janine Williamson
Janine Williamson has over 10 years’ experience as a management lecturer within the higher education sector. Her research focuses on social sustainability, social marketing, Aboriginal enterprise and graduate employability. She has a marketing PhD and an honours degree in Business Management.
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Monash Online student
With growing global demand for skilled health management professionals, there is a wealth of opportunity available to you. Secure positions working as a:
- health administrator
- health and public policy adviser
- health program manager
- community care manager
- indigenous health manager.
Studying online, the Monash way
Courses designed for online
Gain a world-class education, delivered through a dynamic virtual classroom and taught by leading academics.
Support seven days a week
You’ll have ongoing access to dedicated support services that have been specifically designed for your discipline.
Equipped for career success
You’ll graduate as an in-demand employee, ready to take the next step in your career.
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