The Master of Health Administration is designed to enhance the practice of health care professionals by expanding their knowledge and skills in Health Administration. Graduates will be able to contribute to values-based professional practice in todays dynamic and challenging health service environments through new and creative approaches to Health Administration.
Students will evaluate issues and challenges that confront the industry, health care professionals, and the consumers of their services; conceptualise new and creative approaches to health administration to support service delivery in culturally diverse health care contexts; ensure appropriate governance and resource management within the health care setting; contextualise the significance of social, cultural, environmental, political, and technological changes within contemporary health care systems, and respond responsibly and accountably to such changes; and contribute to values-based health administration in dynamic and challenging service provision environments.
Graduates may employ their skills and knowledge in government and/or private health care facilities, rural and remote retrieval services, organisational management, resource management, governance, research and health promotion.
Pathways for Further Study
Graduates may be eligible to apply for enrolment in the Master of Nursing (Research) or the Master of Philosophy. These courses enable students to study an area of interest in greater depth through research and also provide research training for future research activities.
Applicants must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all tests) as well as a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent