Health and human services management

DISCIPLINE

Overview

Learn how to lead and administrate primary healthcare services and hospitals through to welfare organisations and non-government organisations. The cross-discipline degree in health and human services management provides you with the skills and knowledge required of high-level health management professionals.

This course helped my career as I now have a relevant and practical degree, which is sought after in the healthcare industry.

Louisa Whitwam

Master of Health and Human Services Management

Advance your career

The unique combination of units from public health, economics, management and business administration will help develop your leadership and management skills in health. These skills are relevant for hospitals through to disability services and will give you a career edge over your peers.

Choosing the right course

If you're interested in a career in this discipline, Deakin can help you get there.

Are you new to this area of study?

If you haven't previously worked or studied in this area, you'll need to complete an undergraduate course before moving on to our specialised postgraduate programs.
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Are you working or studying in this area?

If you've completed an undergraduate course or have professional experience in this field, Deakin's postgraduate offering will help you reach your career goals.

Health and human services management courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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Research with us

Further your research abilities and become an indispensable expert in your field. As this degree covers two distinct areas, we have two major resources to help with your research enquiries – the Centre for Population Health Research and the Faculty of Business Research.

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Career opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates of the Master of Health and Human Services Management exist in:

  • hospitals and primary healthcare services
  • welfare organisations
  • government departments and agencies
  • non-government organisations.

Some of our recent graduates have gone on to work for local and international agencies in:

  • public health
  • divisions of general practice
  • health administration departments
  • hospitals and associated networks.

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