Health Business Management,
Master of Business Administration


Degree title
Master of Business Administration
Duration / Date(s)
1,5 years
Next application period:
3 Jan – 17 Jan 2024
Study places
Price / Tuition fee
Tuition fees might apply

Why Study Health Business Management with Us?

You have Bachelor degree and work experience in the field of business, and you want to become a member of a genuinely international learning community.

The invigorating and versatile studies will facilitate the development of competences that boost your successful career in the field of health business.

The digital learning environment allows for maximum amount of flexibility to find the balance between studies, working, and family life.

What Will You Study?

During the first three semester the emphasis of your studies is in advanced professional studies.

You will gain a deep understanding of best practices for the health business concerning

  • health technology assessment
  • strategic planning
  • project management
  • people leadership
  • customer relationship management
  • business modeling
  • business processes

The phases of the Master's Thesis, supported by studies in research skills, will be distributed across all semesters; the Thesis will give you a chance to influence on the wellbeing of populations as well as on the success of the potential business partner.

How do you study during the programme?

You may perform all your studies online using synchronous and asynchronous online learning. If most of the students agree, we can also organize some studies in hybrid mode (onsite + online) on our brand new Myllypuro campus facilities where also most of student services are located.

Metropolia organizes the Master´s degree studies and study guidance in such a way that the student can complete the studies in a period which is equivalent to their extend. Studies may also be completed over a period that is longer than the normative duration of studies. The degree is 90 ECTS for Business and Social and health care professionals and 60 ECTS for engineering professionals. The difference is due to the length of eligible Bachelor degrees of the applicants which are 240 ECTS for engineering professionals and 210 ECTS for Social and health care and business professionals. Normative duration of studies is 1 academic year for a degree of 60 ECTS and 1,5 academic years for a degree of 90 ECTS.

Student must prepare an individual study plan. Student has the right to complete the studies in accordance with the curriculum for the degree in question and with the approved individual study plan.

Where Our Graduates work?

Our graduates work in frontline management and senior positions in health business organizations.

Scholarships and tuition fees

The tuition fees concern students who are not citizens of EU/EEA countries. Students pay annual tuition fees based on their study right. The payment obligation concerns all the academic terms during which a student is registered as attending.

Annual tuition fee

  • 12 000 for those, whose right of study starts before 1 August 2024
  • 12 500 € for those, whose right of study starts after 31 July 2024.

This fee applies only to non-EU/EEA degree students.

Read more on tuition fees and scholarships

Application period for education starting in Sept 2024 opens up 3rd January 2024.

Apply for Degree Programme in Health Business Management in Study info.

Before applying please read carefully eligibility criteria of the programme.