Choose Master of Health Administration at LaTrobe
Fast track your career in senior health management with the Master of Health Administration.
As you get started, you'll take an in-depth look at the Australian health system and get a solid grounding in the challenges of the field. You'll learn about financial management and people management, industrial relations, organizational leadership and system leadership.
In your final year, you'll integrate your skills and knowledge. A research or workplace project in health management, public health, health promotion or health policy will form a major part of your final-year studies. This project will see you gaining practical experience through applying analytical and problem-solving strategies to real-world healthcare and public health problems.For many students, this project leads to their promotion or next job.
Drawing from their expertise, our academics will impart the knowledge needed for you to become a leader in the public and private health sectors, in areas such as project management, quality management and the management of particular health professions.
The diverse range of electives allows you to further explore health economics and finance, health law and ethics, and process redesign.
The course is based at the Melbourne city campus and has a flexible subject timetable, so you can balance study with other commitments. We offer evening, block and online study modes so you can choose when and how you study.
Our teaching staff has clinical qualifications in medicine and physiotherapy. They have experience in health management and are leaders in health administration research. They've worked in senior healthcare management roles in Australia and overseas, with organizations such as the Toronto Hospital (Canada), Inner and Eastern Healthcare Network (Melbourne) and PwC (formerly Pricewaterhouse Coopers) making them the perfect people to advance your career into senior health management roles. You’ll also hear from leaders of industry in our guest speaker program.