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Hospital Administration

Develop the essential skills and knowledge needed to manage hospitals effectively.

Discover new opportunities in a range of hospital administration jobs

Build a career as a hospital administrator and make a difference to both patients and healthcare professionals with this degree from Deakin University.

By working towards this qualification, you will develop the skills needed for various hospital administrative roles like hospital manager, director or officer.

You will explore essential hospital management theories and be introduced to innovative business process and quality improvement techniques. During your study, you will cover a range of topics, including healthcare operations and hospital financing, to consolidate your knowledge.

Graduate Certificate

This degree is designed to impart essential hospital management competencies relevant for roles like Hospital Manager, Director and Officer.
0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
$8,000 AUD (total tuition fee)
$2,000 AUD (price per program)
4 programs
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

You can apply to enrol in this internationally-recognised postgraduate qualification if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability judged to be equivalent (at least two years of relevant work experience).

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant’s previous academic record.

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

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Additional fees may apply and course fees may be subject to change.

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