The University Of Georgia
Program name: Health Care Administration
Study Level: Graduate
Program leader: Vasadze Otar
Study language: Georgian
Qualification: MA in Public Health and Health Polic
Program capacity: 120
Program permission: Admission of the students to the second level of higher education (Master’s program) is carried out based on the results of Unified national Exams or the Order of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia (№224/N, December 29, 2011) on the basis of successful passing of internal university exam (in English language) and oral interview in the specialty, administrative registration and Order of the Rector. Graduates of Bachelor or single-cycle programs in wide range of healthcare and social welfare will also be enrolled in the program.
Program goals:

Preparing high qualified administrators (Primary Healthcare, different levels of Hospital and special Medical Services, Health Insurance). That can be reached with the experiences of research- teaching in and outside the country, the modern methods of teaching and modern literature and researches and practices in the leader Medical Institutions and Public works

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:

• Lectures and seminars • Working on book • Explanation method • Demonstration method • Application of video and audio learning materials • Interactive sessions • Situational tasks • Discussion of novelties • Problem formulation and solution • Conducting minor research • Critical analysis • Discussion • Group tasks • Projects • Problem solving oriented assignments • Case study and analysis • Literature review • Searching the relevant material in electronic format or library • Writing essays • Making presentations • Verbal, or oral method • Induction, deduction, analysis and synthesis

Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
  • healthcare administration
  • healthcare administration
  • healthcare administration
  • healthcare administration

  • Skills
  • healthcare administration
  • healthcare administration
  • healthcare administration
  • Date of approval: 10-30-2006
    Approval protocol number: 4
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 36-14
    Program details:

    In the field of health administration, the student performs research, writes abstracts and projects, makes presentations of the obtained results.

    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    In order to obtain the academic degree Master of Health Management, the student needs to accumulate 120 ECTS, which means school subjects - 24 ECTS; The main subjects of the program – 72 ECTS (including the completion of the master's thesis – 30 ECTS), defined and optional subjects – 24 ECTS, which the student chooses from the 72 ECTS of the offered subjects.

    School Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    PHMA5110Public Health and Health care Policy6 1
    PHMA5210Health Management6 1
    PHMA5220Health Economics and Insurance6 2
    PHMA6150Bioethics and Health Legislation6 2

    Credits sum:


    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    ECON5110Managerial Economics6 1
    LAWP5250Legal Forms of Administrative Organs Activity6 1
    PHMA5240Epidemiological and Socio-statistical Research Methods6 1
    HELM5220Quality Assurance and Improvement in Health Care6 2
    HELM5230Management of Health Services and Systems6 2
    HELM6110Healthcare Organizational Leadership6 2
    HELM6120Managing Human Resources in Healthcare6 3
    HELM6220Master’s Thesis in Health Management30 4

    Credits sum:


    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ACCT5110Financial Accounting6
    FINA6150Financial Strategies and Risk Management6
    HELM5210Principals of Managed Care6
    HELM6130Modern Hospital Management6
    HELM6140Marketing Health Insurance Products and Services6
    HELM6150Medical Practice Administration6
    HELM6161Public Health Service Planning and Marketing6
    HELM6170Long Term Care Administration6
    HELM6180Operations Management in Healthcare6
    HELM6190Managerial Epidemiology6
    PHMA6170The Human Body’s Structure and Medical Terminology6
    STAT5111Business Statistics6

    Credits sum:


    Matrix Of Privequisites

    Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
    97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
    94-96 3,75 A
    91-93 3,50 A-
    87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
    84-86 3,00 B B
    81-83 2,75 B-  
    77-80 2,50 C+   C good
    74-76 2,25 C
    71-73 2,00 C-
    67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
    64-66 1,50 D
    61-63 1,25 D-
    51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
    Not passed
    41-50   FX FX Insufficient
    <40   F F Failed

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