Graduate Certificate in Hospital Administration

Deakin University

The Graduate Certification of Hospital Administration will enable you to develop essential skills and capabilities required to manage hospitals of different magnitudes and specialisations. Completion of this course will acquaint you with essential hospital management theories and introduce you to cutting edge business process and quality improvement techniques. This course is suited to both international and domestic students.

Course Fee:

Australian: $8,000
International: $8,000

Entry Requirements:

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Entry will be based on performance in: Bachelor Degree or higher OR two years relevant work experience OR evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent


To complete the Graduate Certificate of Hospital Administration students must attain 4 credit points. All four 1 credit point units are core units (these are compulsory).

Subjects you can Study:

For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at

Study Pathways:

Students who complete this course may be eligible for entry into M703 Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management)

Further information:

For other information please contact Health enquiries at


This course does not have any professional accreditation in Australia. Students seeking professional recognition should refer to M703 Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management)

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Hospital Administrator,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Part time 1 year
Burwood No info No Full time 6 months
Burwood No info No Online 6 months

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With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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