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Master's Degree Programme in Health Business Management

Master's Degree Programme in Health Business Management


Business managerial competences will be required in health care organizations nationally and internationally in the future. Ageing of population in many societies will challenge health care systems and processes to produce health care services in more efficient ways. 

The Polytechnic Master's Degree is working life oriented and aims to enhance and expand professional skills and develop professional life. The studies are intended for those who have completed a suitable polytechnic degree (for example in Nursing, Health Care, Engineering, Business Administration, Management) or an applicable university degree with at least three years' work experience.

Master Programme in Health Business Management is customized for both social and health care professionals as well as for engineering professionals who want to expand their expertise through improved management skills in this very key sector. The emphasize of the programme is in customer and in service business orientation.

The programme has a true multidisciplinary approach into business management. It provides a wide perspective to service business, competencies for team and project leadership and advancement in management skills. All studies are linked to health care organizations.

Health Business Master Programme focuses on five topics:

  • Service Business Management
  • Business Economics and Business Development
  • Medical Safety and Quality
  • Customer Relationship and Marketing
  • Organization Development and Team Work

Master's Degree in Health Business Management qualifies for team and project leadership in health care services business and advancement towards management positions in private or public sector.

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Contact information


Marjatta Komulainen
mobile +358 40 136 9424

Antti Niemi
mobile +358 40 676 4866

Email addresses: firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi

24.01.2014 
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