Master of Health Administration
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Become a sought-after leader in Australia’s largest industry.
Take charge in the health sector
Health care is Australia’s largest and fastest-growing industry. As the sector continues to expand at a rapid rate, it needs skilled, qualified leaders to take charge. By studying a Master of Health Administration, you’ll be well-positioned to take on these roles now and into the future.
You’ll grow your leadership capability and ability to make a real difference behind the scenes of healthcare organisations with a course that’s grounded in real-world practice. Graduate ready to challenge yourself and drive innovation in managerial roles within the heath sector. There has never been a better time to build on your knowledge and experience as a health professional and cement your future value at the top of the industry.
What you will learn
- Leadership and management
Develop a comprehensive managerial skill set, so you can help organise and manage healthcare teams in a coordinated and strategic way.
- Health systems
Acquire skills in implementing health care improvement projects in clinical settings.
- Health economics
Gain expertise in the microeconomic approach to resource allocation and management.
The course is structured in 12 units.
You must complete the following units.
An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline including health science, business, commerce, economics or law, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent; and a minimum of one to two years industry/management experience.
Applicants must meet the English language requirements.
University entrance requirements
Minimum entrance requirements apply for admission to Monash University Australia.
Applicants require a curriculum vitae (CV), relevant work experience or a statement from employer to substantiate period of employment.
For the Master of Health Administration, the estimated cost is $3625.00 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.
The Master of Health Administration is accredited by The Australasian College of Health Services Management (ACHSM) and covers all core master’s subject area requirements of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administration’s (RACMA) Fellowship Training Program.
Health administration online at Monash
By studying the Master of Health Administration online through Monash University’s School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, you’ll benefit from the university’s partnership with leading health organisations.
Gain knowledge and skills in a broad range of areas that are relevant to management work in health care administration and public health. Throughout the course, you’ll complete assessments integrated with real-world practice, and expand your learning through collaboration and discussion with peers.
Monash has propelled my career to new heights I never thought possible.
Monash Online student
With a Master of Health Administration, you will be well-placed to take your next step into a leadership position within the health-care industry, applying your skills as a:
- health manager
- executive health manager
- service unit manager
- health policy adviser.
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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