MSc Healthcare Management - Unicaf | Educartis

2 years


Course Overview

This two year MBA course on Health Management builds upon the strength of the management core syllabus to provide participants with the expertise and knowledge in the unique elements and complex issues within the healthcare industry. Taken online and through supported open learning, this programme creates graduates who are well-qualified to respond to the many critical problems faced today by hospitals, government agencies, group practices, pharmaceuticals,, insurance and managed care organisations, and consulting firms. 

The role of the manager in healthcare organisations has become more and more critical as the rapidly changing industry increases in significance across the globe. This is an attractive career if you have a desire to make a positive difference in the world, help people live better lives, while also finding secure and well-paid employment in today's economy. This course will provide you with the highest standard of expertise in health management to enhance your value to your employer within this competitive sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Become successful healthcare professionals who can function effectively within the health sector. 
  • Demonstrate technical awareness of issues regarding healthcare that enriches their ability to analyse strategies and decisions made when developing social policy. 
  • Function successfully in leadership roles within this sector. 
  • Develop a better understanding of the larger health care environment to deal with the rapid changes that are taking place in the field.
  • Strengthen their business acumen.

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Certification obtained

MBA Health Management 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This MBA will enhance participants' skills in a number of careers, including: 

  • Hospital Administrator 
  • Health Specialist 
  • Health Records and Information Management Officer
  • Health Care Actuary 



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Online, 2 years, Flexible


Online, 2 years, Flexible


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

The admission criteria for this Master Degree are as follows: 

  • Accredited Bachelor Degree
  • Applicants with an accredited Master's Degree will also be considered for entry
  • HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry
  • English Proficiency 

How do I apply?

To apply for this programme, students must submit: 

  • An application form and indicate their preferred course of study
  • A copy of their National ID/Passport 
  • An updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) 
  • A Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) 

Payment options

  • The school offers instalment plans 
  • You can apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme 

Detailed course information

This Master's programme is taken online and through supported open learning. The course outline is as follows:

Core Requirements (Required Modules) 
  • Introduction to Management Health Services and Human Resources in Health Organisations
  • Operational Management and Marketing in Health Organisations
  • Health Economics and Financial Management of Public and Private Health Services
  • Health Quality Management
  • Health Systems and Evaluation of Health Systems, Services and Public Health Programmes
  • Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Research Methodology
  • Health Information Systems
  • Social and Behavioural Aspects of Health Management – Health Law and Ethical Issues

Foundation Courses (Students who don't meet the entry requirements may be asked to take the foundation courses)
  • Induction Module
  • Introduction to Master Degree

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