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Business Administration and Health Administration

The combined degree of Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration prepares you to investigate advanced issues in health management with a strong foundation of business knowledge.

It will qualify you to apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts for professional practice or scholarship and as a pathway for further learning. Graduates will have advanced knowledge and skills for specialised professional practice, research and lifelong learning.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2 years
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: To be advised
Location: Bedford Park, Australia
CRICOS code: 092315G
Delivery mode: On campus

The course aims to provide a broad foundation of health service management and business knowledge, skills and attitudes to support ethical and global management of health and aged-care organisations including private sector, not-for-profit and public organisations.

What you will study

The combined degree course requires the completion of 72 units of study. The program can be completed in two years of full-time study (or the equivalent part-time). Core topics cover areas such as accounting for managers, managing people, health law and ethics, and health and aged care operations management. The program is offered by the Flinders College of Business, Government and Law and the College of Medicine and Public Health.


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student

Your career

Potential occupations include:

  • HR manager
  • administration manager
  • chief operating officer
  • program co-ordinator
  • project officer
  • residential care manager.

Potential employers include:

  • state government,
  • federal government
  • public hospitals
  • private hospitals
  • aged care providers.

Professional accreditation/recognition

The course prepares graduates for entry to the Australasian College of Health Service Management in the associate fellow membership category and assists medical practitioners to enter the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators.