Health Management

Course Info

The programme aims to prepare highly qualified specialists to take responsibility for the development and analysis of the national healthcare policy – state officials and heads of private institutions, specialists for strategic, financial and human resources planning and for application of methods of healthcare economics and for development of healthcare system processes.

The programme has been established on the basis of the latest findings and approaches in healthcare and management science and is the only study programme of the kind in Latvia and in the Baltic States.

Although the study process is mostly organised in groups, a substantial share of study time is intended for individual work under the guidance and in accordance with the instructions of the lecturers.

The acquisition of the study programme foresees an intensive study of literature, practical tasks, likewise active and analytical participation in discussions. Sophisticated and up-to-date technological solutions and study aids – IT, software, audio and video equipment, interactive boards, a modern library with access to scientific research databases from all over the world are used for the implementation of the study programme.

Entry requirements

The admission requirements include previous second level professional higher education in the areas of economics, finance, management or medicine or academic Bachelor’s degree in the areas of economics, finance, social sciences, management, public health or medicine.

Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or social sciences


Diploma supplement/transcript

Excellent English language skills*

Eligibility for Master’s studies in the country where Bachelor’s degree was acquired

Certifications of practical experience, publications, training and other activities (certificates, awards, diplomas, etc.) in the field of health sciences and management

* International test score (e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)