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Southern Cross University (SCU)

Master of Business Administration (Health Services Management)

It can be hard to take the first step towards achieving your goals and aspirations and making them a priority. But with SCU Online, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) is closer than you think and more achievable than ever before. We've removed traditional barriers to an MBA, closing the gap between you and your ambitions with flexible, accessible online learning, passionate academics and excellent student support. 

With the SCU online MBA program, you will learn in-depth knowledge to enhance your business management expertise in today's competitive global market. SCU graduates have expertise across the entire business landscape, making an impact in business management from day one. 

  • Close the gap between you and your ambitions
  • Gain a broad business skillset
  • Leverage more career opportunities
  • One of Australia’s most affordable MBAs online
  • Make an immediate impact in your work
  • One-on-one student support
  • Accelerated and designed for busy professionals

Our Master of Business Administration (Health Services Management) has 12 core units, two specialist units and a compulsory, double-weighted Industry Research Project.

Core units

  • Management Communication
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Business Analytics
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Digital Marketing
  • Finance for Managers
  • Corporate Governance for Managers
  • The Positive Leader
  • Project Management Principles
  • Global Business
  • Strategy and Case Analysis
  • Managing Information Systems
  • Industry Research Project (double-weighted)

Health Services Management specialisation (choose two of the following electives)

  • Building a Professional Portfolio
  • Leading Change in Healthcare
  • Governance and Accountability in Healthcare
  • Strategic Health Management

To gain entry into the Master of Business Administration, you need:

  • A three-year bachelor degree from any Australian university, OR
  • Professional experience regarded by SCU as equivalent to a degree, AND
  • Students will need to be proficient in English.

SCU may recognise and grant credit for past education, qualifications and/or work experience in a process called advanced standing. If you're eligible for advanced standing, this can impact the number of units you need to study, reducing the time and cost of your overall degree. 

Depending on advanced standing awarded, you could complete your MBA online in as little as 16 months, part-time.

  • Diversify your skillset
    Gain a cross-functional, versatile business skillset. Maximise the positive impacts you have within an organisation.
  • Develop a managerial perspective
    Develop an ethical and sustainable managerial perspective, knowing what to look for, questions to ask, and how to manage successful cross-functional teams.
  • Learn to lead
    Develop strategic leadership skills with exposure to leadership models, communication styles, and reflection-based course work. 

2023 academic year student fees shown are subject to change. You may also be required to pay student amenities fees. Contact the university directly to confirm.

Fees shown are per unit. The number of units are listed below fees. Together they indicate the total fees for the course.

FEE-HELP loans are available to assist eligible full-fee paying domestic students with the cost of a university course.

Key Facts
  • Study Mode: Online
  • 24 months (part-time)
  • $2,790 per unit FEE HELP available
  • 16 units
  • Start Date: Jan, Mar, Apr, July, Sep, Nov