Hospital Management has become one of the most significant careers - continuous investments in the healthcare industry have led to significant changes and challenges in the healthcare profession. Because of this rapid development of the health sector, the accredited postgraduate degree in Hospital Management offers valuable skills-set and knowledge to respond to the modern hospital setting of tomorrow. 

The Master of Science in Hospital Management is designed for graduates keen to acquire the necessary knowledge to address challenges when dealing with hospital management and administration related issues. The program is suited for both medical and non-medical personnel and is an essential credential for those in the field of hospital administration.

The curriculum focuses on the application of established quality and business models to improve the hospital environment, specific to the UAE healthcare system. The program also provides knowledge, skills, and competencies to improve hospital services through a blended learning model which concentrates on research and field practice. For an overview of core units and electives you can study in this course, please see study plan.

Accreditation: This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Commission for Academic Accreditation.

General Admission Requirements: The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited Higher Education Institution with a minimum AGPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 Scale or its equivalent. Applicants from non-management backgrounds will need to first enroll and complete the non-credit foundation course Management Appreciation Program (MAP).  For full admission requirements and transfer from other institutions, please see Postgraduate Admission Requirements.

Tuition Fees: AED 2000 per Credit Hour (36 Credit Hours)
For tuition fees and other academic program related fees, please see Tuition & Fees.

Target audience
The Master of Science in Hospital Management is best suited for healthcare administrators, head of hospital departments and units, health care professionals looking for managerial positions, leaders and decision makers dealing with health, senior healthcare executives, and healthcare providers interested in acquiring knowledge, enhancing their skills, achieving excellence in health care services.
Program Goals
Endow learners with skills and talents necessary for addressing the challenging issues relevant to hospital management.
Introduce learners with the fundamentals and contemporary concepts of Total Quality Management and their applications in managing hospitals.
Equip learners to plan, evaluate, analyze and manage the different concepts of hospital management.
Develop a comprehensive field practicum to enforce the learners’ abilities and skills in implementing the hospital management methodologies.
Program Outcomes
Analyze the various concepts of hospital management and demonstrate abilities to address the relevant challenges in hospital settings.
Evaluate the contemporary concepts and principles of Total Quality Management and their impacts in hospital managerial setting.
Critically analyze the organizational structure, policies and processes that affect the functioning and performance of the manager.
Use analytical, conceptual and communications skills to develop and implement strategies addressing issues in the hospital management.
Implement a comprehensive and integrated strategic training plan to improve the practical skills.
Critically analyze the hospital service policies and procedures.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Master graduates include

  • Hospital Manager
  • Nurse Manager
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Regional Clinical Manager
  • Patients Relationship Manager
  • Hospital Operations Manager
  • Hospital Inventory Management
  • Customer Relations Officer