Kenya Methodist University

Kenya Methodist University (KeMU)

Master of Science in Health Systems Management

  • Masters Program
  • Duration : 2 years

Course Overview

This master’s degree program provides an exciting career as a health care administrator, where you will help to ensure that your organization has the medical, operational and financial resources to serve a wide variety of health care needs and at the same time make a difference in the lives of patients, families and communities.

The programme is customised for managers and executives in the health care institutions.

The purpose of the programme is to build the capacity of Human Resources in Health Systems Management and Leadership in Africa.

The program provides a broad view of issues and challenges in health care and health systems management in Africa, and examines the possible and viable solution of addressing these challenges competitively and in a sustainable manner.

The programme seeks to build a knowledge base on health systems design and management from an African perspective, while scaling up the best practices for improvement of quality of lives and populations.

Minimum Entry Requirements

To enroll into the Master of Science in Health Systems Management degree program at KEMU university, one requires to meet either of the following requirements:

  • Be a holder of science degree in medicine & surgery or a
  • Be a holder of Bachelors degree in a health related discipline, or
  • Be a holder of any other Bachelors degree or equivalent qualifications and 2 years working experience in the health sector

Course Objectives


The graduate will be able to :

  • Demonstrate an understanding of theory and practice of healthcare management and leadership from a developing and developed countrys perspective.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the challenges and issues in the management of healthcare systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apple management theory and practice in the management o healthcare systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to become a change agent, leader, and an advocate for well performing health systems with an aim to improve the health of individuals, families and communities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use research and evidence-based decision-making for effective and efficient management of healthcare systems.
  • Acquire and pursue reflective thinking skills that strengthen continuous professional and personal development in healthcare management and leadeship.

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