Australian Catholic University

Master of Health Administration

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

This Masters degree will expand your knowledge and skills in administrative and management foundations, while ensuring relevance to contemporary health care provision. Graduates of the Master of Health Administration students will be able to: evaluate issues and challenges that confront the industry, health care professionals and consumers of their services; conceptualise new and creative approaches to health care administration to support service delivery in diverse health care settings; connect theory, practice and research within health administration; examine the ethical aspects of personal, professional, social, cultural, environmental and institutional changes within contemporary health care delivery and respond to such changes; reflect on options and opportunities to enhance professional practice in contemporary local, regional and global health care contexts; contribute to values-based professional practice in dynamic and challenging environments.


120 credit points.


  • Health management
  • Public health

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the Master of Health Administration, an applicant must have completed either:a Bachelor degree in a health discipline or equivalent
  • The Graduate Certificate in Health Administration
  • OR the Graduate Diploma in Health Administration.*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study pathways

Students may exit with Graduate Certificate in Health Administration; or Graduate Diploma in Health Administration if they have completed the required units specified in the degree.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $36,156 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years
Online International: $36,156 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

The health practitioners who graduate from this course will have the skills needed to work in a variety of roles, such as health administrators and managers in a variety of hospital and community settings.

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