The fully online Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management provides an introduction to health sciences, focusing on health services management. Health services plays a vital role to ensure that public investment in health is well spent, and that healthcare providers deliver effective, efficient services.
Note: We are currently not accepting applications for the Undergraduate Certificate in Health Services Management. Our 2021 intake for this course is currently under review.
Advance human health
We are currently reviewing offerings for 2021. Register your interest now to be kept up to date with our 2021 course offerings.
The course puts basic management studies in the context of the health sector to integrate management skills and knowledge of the health care system. The entry level management expertise can be applied to quality improvement, basic financial management and occupational health and safety. Two areas of growth are in mental health services and the aged care sector.
This course offers a pathway to the Diploma of Health Science. If you wish to continue with further studies, the Diploma offers a direct pathway to the Bachelor of Health Science.
The units covered in this course include;
- Professional Health Competencies
- Communication in Health
- Culture, Diversity and Health
- Health Services Management
Our Undergraduate Certificates are designed to run in block mode which means that you complete one unit at a time over a shorter time period. This means you can focus 100% on one unit at a time. All of our units are run online. Assessments are industry grounded and will remain authentic to the activities, challenges, and expectations of the industry.
More information about the course structure is outlined in our handbook.
Discounted online short courses
The Federal Government is providing support for people to retrain or upskill during COVID-19. If you are a domestic student, you may be eligible to complete this course at a discounted rate.
To see our full list of discounted courses or to register your interest, follow the link below.
Fees and delivery
Eligible students also have access to interest-free HECS-HELP loans, so you can study now and pay later.
Find out more about HECS-HELP on the Study Assist website.
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this certificate.
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This program may open the door to a career in:
- Health services
- Health promotion
- Health program management
- Quality improvement
- Environmental health
Health services officer
Health Services Officers develop, support and coordinate health programs and services for the benefit of communities.
Health promotion worker
Health Promotion workers identify and address priority health and wellbeing issues and deliver population health interventions. They develop and implement health promotion programs and evaluate their effectiveness.
Health program manager
Public health program managers are responsible for overseeing health services and facilities. They may manage individual departments or whole facilities.
Quality improvement officer
Quality Improvement Officers can be involved in the strategic planning and supervision of quality and safety activities at major metropolitan hospitals or for an area health service.
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Related study options
This course is offered consistent with Federal Government’s Higher Education Relief Package. Should you choose to extend the completion of this course beyond December 1, 2020, you will be required to pay additional fees and this will be subject to unit availability. For the remainder of 2020, this course will only be offered online. The continuation of this course beyond 2020 will be dependent on student demand. The course / some parts of the course may be offered face-to-face, online or via mixed / blended mode of delivery beyond 2020. For more information, please visit the WSU Fees Page.