Compare 2 PhD Programs in Health Care Management

A student may enter a doctoral program after completing a BS, BA or MA. The PhD is one of the highest degrees, and students must complete an independent research project that contributes something original and significant to human knowledge.

What is a PhD in Heath Care Management? Students who pursue this degree will learn both aspects of patient care and the business components of the health care industry. There are a number of areas that one can specialize in, for example public health, which focuses on finding solutions to public health problems. Social and behavioral health sciences are concerned with how human behavior and social factors influence public health. Other specializations are more focused on the economic aspects of health care management.

The research required for a PhD in Health Care Management can give students strong problem-solving skills, which are useful in any career. They may also learn to optimize health care facilities, which makes them valuable hires. Students can practice leadership and managerial skills that can lead to higher salaries.

The cost of achieving a PhD depends on how many years a student takes to finish and the tuition of the university attended. Some schools can help students with costs by providing fellowships, teaching positions and grants.

With a PhD in Health Care Management, students are positioned to work as administrators in many businesses and organizations within the health care system. They may serve as a health information manager dealing with medical records or as a clinical manager handling budgets for a hospital department. Hospital administrators supervise health care and make sure protocols are followed in medical care facilities. Students may also work as a nursing home manager taking care of finances, admissions and management.

One can study for a PhD in Heath Care Management at universities around the world. If local universities don’t offer programs, then online programs are an option. To find out more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.



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2 Results in Health Care Management

Bond University

The Doctor of Philosophy provides you with research expertise as well as transferable skills that will prepare you for both academic and executive careers in academia, re ... [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) must be significant original research. During the course of the degree, the candidate will further develop their specialist knowledge and have a deep methodological capacity. Depending on the field of specialization, the degree culminates in an 80,000-word thesis. A Doctor of Philosophy is an internationally recognized research degree and is a pathway to an academic or research career.

Each faculty offers a Doctor of Philosophy degree.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTSApplicants require a minimum first or upper second class undergraduate Honours degree (equal to at least a grade point average of 80%), Masters (Honours) degree, Masters by Research degree, and/or corresponding demonstration of research capacity.... [-]

Australia Robina
January 2020
208 weeks
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

The International Ph.D. in Management is divided into two different curricula: "Innovation, Sustainability, and Healthcare" and "Change and Complexity Management". ... [+]

Written Exam: May 25, 2015 (EU citizens)

Assessment of the Titles: June 3, 2015 (EU and NON-EU citizens)

Interview: June 8, 2015 (EU citizens)

The International Ph.D. in Management is divided into two different curricula: "Innovation, Sustainability, and Healthcare" and "Change and Complexity Management".

Ph.D. students from both of them will follow the same lectures in Pisa for the first year. Students within the curriculum in "Change and Complexity Management" will follow the second year courses in L'Aquila.

The curriculum in Innovation, Sustainability, and Healthcare deal with the most important management topics which characterize current research activities. Particular emphasis is given to:... [-]

Italy Pisa L'Aquila
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3 years