Master of Health Management

A Master of Health Management is for healthcare professionals looking for greater job responsibilities. Prepare for senior positions in healthcare with a 100% online masters degree.
Masters in health management

A masters in health management will help you achieve senior roles in Australia's healthcare industry. The programs are ideal for health workers seeking greater job responsibility. Online classes are generally made up of working professionals, such as registered nurses and midwives, social workers, occupational therapists and speech pathologists.

In studying for a Master of Health Management, you learn management strategies. You're also likely to orientate towards a leadership mindset in your professional life. Graduates come away with skills and qualifications to be considered for positions where they manage people, health services and organisational units.

Masters in Health Information Management

Masters in Health Information Management

Collecting quality health data and using it well is a focus area when you do a Masters in Health Information Management. As part of the degree, you may study topics such as health informatics, data analysis, and managing information systems. With the expansion of healthcare data sets, demand is stronger than ever for health information management expertise.

UTS Master of Health Services Management (Digital Health)

The Master of Health Services Management from UTS Online prepares leaders to drive improvement and deliver safe, high-value and accessible healthcare services. Students learn to plan and evaluate health and social care services, with a goal to innovate and enhance systems. You also learn how to harness and interpret data as a tool to achieve excellent service results. To specialise in digital health, you study Fundamentals of Health Information Management, Contemporary Approaches to Digital Health, and Using Health Care Data for Decision Making among other subjects. Created for working healthcare professionals, the program is available 100% online.

Masters in Health Leadership and Management

Masters in Health Leadership and Management

A Masters in Health Leadership and Management gives you the opportunity to gain highly transferable skills. Rather than specialising in a particular facet of the health care system, you learn strategies for roles such as organising teams, leading change, managing finances, and handling disputes.

UTS Master of Health Services Management (Leadership)

The 100% online Master of Health Services Management from UTS Online provides job-ready skills for leaders in health. Students learn to plan and evaluate health and social care services with a goal to drive improvement and deliver safe, high-value and accessible healthcare services. Specialise in Leadership with a 12-subject program that includes: Leading Health and Social Care; Health Systems and Change; Organisational Management in Health Care; and Managing Quality, Risk and Cost in Health Care.

A Master of Health Services Management is similar to a Master of Health Management. The main difference is an emphasis on "services", meaning you may study health management from a consumer perspective.

In health and social care, the consumer – whether a patient, client or facility resident – deserves safety and high service standards. Services must also be accessible and affordable. Managers balance competing priorities.

As with health management masters, health services programs are available 100% online and offer specialisations such as leadership and planning... READ MORE

Registered nurses and midwives can major in leadership and management as part of a Master of Nursing online course – with the Australian university of your choice.

The specialisation may require you to explore topics such as leading and managing in a healthcare setting, health systems and change, ethics in health management, and finance for a health manager.

Nursing management programs are designed with nurses in mind but represent general health management training. They're ideal for experience nurses already taking on leadership roles or who are close to doing so... READ MORE

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for a Master of Health Management vary by program. But you're generally expected to have a health background, with relevant qualifications and/or experience.

If you seek entry based on academic qualifications, your bachelor degree or higher qualification may need to be in a health or human services field. Likewise, for course admission based on professional experience, you should have worked extensively in healthcare or human services.

† Online courses are available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Gold Coast, Newcastle. Australia Wide.