Master of Health Administration

Provided by Parkway College


Awarded by Flinders University

Course introduction


The Master of Health Administration course aims to enhance the competencies of middle level health service managers, equipping them to move to senior management positions. It is designed to allow students to investigate advanced issues in management through both industry based projects and seminar topics offered at the masters level. 

Upon completion of the programme, graduates are expected to be able to:

  • Apply management theories and principles to the solution of  management problems in health and aged care
  • Analyse and critically discuss current issues and dilemmas in health services
  • Apply their skills in policy creation and critique
  • Demonstrate an enhanced understanding of the health system and its financial, economic and statistical models and methods
  • Exercise an enhanced understanding of the legal and ethical framework of management practice in health

Entry Requirements

Applicants must fulfil both of the following requirements:

  • At least 23 years old with a degree from a recognized university OR a diploma in Nursing, Allied Health or Healthcare related field
  • At least 4 years of working experience in the health or aged care sector
Applicants whose entry qualification was not attained in English medium are required to have IELTS with an overall score of at least 6.0.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Commencement Dates

  • 29/2/2020
  • 3/7/2020
Mode of delivery: Online learning, workshops by faculty staff and tutorials supported by the local faculty
24 months on part-time basis

Fees & Funding

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