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M.A.Health Care Management

Klaipeda University
Lithuania, Klaipėda
Tuition fee €1,800 per year
Application fee €200 one-time
Registration fee €100 one-time

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– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI, maximum 3 registrations per one fee.
& In case of HEI change at the request of a student, after the admission letter receiving from HEI, a transfer to another HEI is for an extra cost.
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Bonus – on the written application of a student, preparation and transfer of the invitation for the embassy.
& The period of preparation from week to two months


The aim of the Master’s degree study programme in Health Care Management study programme is to train highly qualified management professionals who are knowledgeable about, and experienced in, the application of research methods, able to manage health care organizations, to develop health care programmes, and to implement them.

Students of the Health Care Management study Health Policy, Health Care Organisation and Management, Service Management, Strategic Management Methods, etc. Upon completion of the studies, student is awarded the qualification of Manager, therefore, they can continue in the doctoral studies in the field of Social Sciences. The aim of the Master’s final thesis is to prepare and defend a research paper in the study field of Management. The thesis is to be of an analytical character, based on independent scientific or applied research. By the final thesis, students are to demonstrate their ability not merely to analyse the chosen topic, to evaluate previous research in the field, or to succesfully conduct research, but also to formulate clear and justified research conclusions and to describe the conducted research in compliance with the University approved-requirements.

Programme structure

1 semester
1 Management Theory
2 Health Care Organization and Management
3 Health Care Ethics and Law
4 Research Methodology and Management

2 semester
1 Managerial Economics
2 Service Management
3 Research Project 1
4 Health Policy and Strategic Management

3 semester
1 Organizational Culture Development
2 Research Project 2
3 Methods of Strategic Management
4 Health Care Quality Management

4 semester
1 Master’s Final Thesis

Career opportunities

Health care management specialists can work as managers, administrators, or researchers in the municipal Departments of Health, personal and public health care institutions, educational and science institutions, SPF, NGOs, private health funds, as managers in health care programmes and projects, and health policy coordinators in the Ministry of Health.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States