Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

You will study a wide ranging and diverse base of specialist health management courses. If you are a graduate or manager in health and aged care services and you want to develop your skills and understanding of contemporary health service management issues, these degrees will help you achieve your goals. Through flexible teaching and research options, you will learn about key areas of health sector policy, governance, operations and evidence-based practice management.You will develop skills and knowledge in current management theory and practice, develop your leadership skills and style and gain an in-depth understanding of health workforce planning. You will also learn about managing human resources, planning and implementing health programs, and managing performance and health budgets from respected industry practitioners and academics. Additionally, you will develop skills in strategic decision making and change management and an understanding of the role of technology in health management.Through a project directly relevant to your organisation's strategic direction, you will develop research and project management skills.


  • Change Management in Dynamic Healthcare Systems
  • Digital Health
  • Financing Health and Social Care
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy and Planning
  • Health Workforce
  • Health Workforce Planning and Innovation
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Leadership in Management for Health Services
  • Quality and Risk Management in Healthcare
  • Strategic Decision Making in Health
  • Translating Health Innovation into Practice

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higherRelated Diploma and relevant work experienceRelevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management articulates into Master of Health Services Management (5586).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $11,750 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
South Bank Campus International: $11,750 No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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