Master of Health Administration

Master of Health Administration

Want to take the next step in your health career? Build your need expertise in business, healthcare and leadership with La Trobe's Master of Health Administration. 

Our highly ranked online course prepares you with the skills and experience you need to take on advanced roles in healthcare. When you graduate, you'll be ready to face complex industry issues, with knowledge in business topics such as ethics, finance, research and management which apply specifically to the health sector. 

Depending on your previous previous educational background, you can graduate in as little as 12 months and will have developed advanced skills in project management, process development, strategic thinking and data interpretation.

So if you want your chance to lead healthcare initiatives in an advanced role start by enquiring about the Master of Health Administration today.  

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    12 - 18 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    La Trobe University
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Project Manager | Practice Manager | Hospital Administrator | Product Manager | Executive Director | View All

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Want to take the next step in your health career? Build your need expertise in business, healthcare and leadership with La Trobe’s Master of Health Administration. 

Our highly ranked online course prepares you with the skills and experience you need to take on advanced roles in healthcare. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to face complex industry issues, with knowledge in business topics such as ethics, finance, research and management which apply specifically to the health sector. 

Depending on your previous previous educational background, you can graduate in as little as 12 months and will have developed advanced skills in project management, process development, strategic thinking and data interpretation.

So if you want your chance to lead healthcare initiatives in an advanced role start by enquiring about the Master of Health Administration today.  

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completed undergraduate degree in any discipline*; AND
  • Transcripts from prior universities; ; AND
  • Resume; AND
  • A personal statement

*If you haven’t obtained a Bachelor’s degree but have extensive work experience and/or professional accreditation that’s deemed to be the equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, you may be considered for entry to the course.

 

In this health administration course, the subjects you may study include: 

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Health Systems
  • Strategy and Operation Management
  • Financial Management in Health Services
  • Management and Leadership in Health
  • Health Care Quality
  • Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Systems Thinking and Leadership

Advanced Practice 

  • Quantitative Research Methods in Health
  • Qualitative Methods in Health Research
  • Project Management in Health
  • Action Learning Study A
  • Action Learning Study B

Applied Research

  • Quantitative Research Methods in Health
  • Qualitative Methods in Health Research
  • Project Management in Health
  • Minor Thesis – A
  • Minor Thesis – B
  • Minor Thesis – C
  • Minor Thesis – D

Public Health Specialisation 

  • Principles of Public Health
  • Social and Cultural Perspectives in Public Health
  • Public Health Responses
  • Health Policy Development and Implementation
  • Health Promotion Strategy and Practice

For over 50 years, La Trobe University has been transforming people and societies. Ranked in the top 1% of Universities worldwide by 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and ranked as one of the best 50 universities across East Asia, South-east Asia and Oceania. La Trobe has a proud history of world-class teaching and academic research.
Throughout your studies with La Trobe you’ll see firsthand how to champion local communities, tackle the big issues of our time and work to the highest standards. As you step forward in your career, you’re able to set a new standard of excellence.

At La Trobe University, online courses are designed to be flexible for the working professional. Taught by experts in their field, our courses will show you how to adapt to new situations, connect with others and take the lead.

Developed for busy professionals with personal commitments, our online courses help you take your career and leadership abilities to the next level.

Online courses feature the same course structure and opportunities that our on-campus students experience, so you’re sure to enjoy a quality education and one-on-one support. You’ll have 24/7 technology assistance, so you truly can learn when and where it’s best for you.

Where Will It Lead Me?

When you graduate, you'll receive a Master of Health Administration from La Trobe University. 

With your new qualification, you'll be ready for in-demand management and executive roles in profit or non-profit organisations

You'll have the skills you need to manage health agencies, system improvements, staff, projects or research.

Curious about where a career in allied health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is AU $27,600 - AU $55,200 depending on previous educational background and the number of subjects you're required to take.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to assist with your fees. 

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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