Health Management

Uncover your leadership potential with our Master of Health Management. This course produces confident decision-makers who can effectively steer healthcare services through complex and challenging environments.

Health management stewardship carries broad responsibilities such as driving good clinical outcomes and patient experiences, ensuring programs are cost-effective yet efficient, staying abreast of latest technologies and managing a diverse, professional workforce.

Our course is targeted to middle and senior level medical and allied health professionals, nursing administrators, clinicians, quality managers and team leaders in the health workforce. By studying with us you will learn from highly qualified academics and industry specialists to gain advanced skills and knowledge across health systems law, finance, clinical leadership and management, governance, policy reform, interpretation of data and systems to lead change and innovation in the health care setting.

The course is taught online with block days of in-person teaching at the Alfred Hospital, where many of our lecturers have senior clinical roles. Our academic staff contribute to a rich portfolio of health services research found here.

Graduates are accredited by the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and the Australasian College of Health Services Management.

Career fields

Career fields include leadership roles in public health, hospitals, primary and community care, aged care services, not-for-profit, government & non-government sectors, international health, divisions of general practice, local government, health insurance companies, health planning and research.


Master of Health Management (Multi-modal)

Master of Health Administration (Online)

Graduate Diploma of Health Management

Graduate Certificate of Health Management

Course Coordinators

Professor Susannah Ahern

Professor Jane Banaszak-Holl