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Career Pathways Guide

Medical Administration


Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators

College website

Entry Requirements

Completion of PGY3

Annual administrative cost

$2,000 - $2,999

What is it?

Medical administration is administration or management utilising the medical and clinical knowledge, skill, and judgement of a registered medical practitioner, and capable of affecting the health and safety of the public or any person. This may include administering or managing a hospital or other health service, or developing health operational policy, or planning or purchasing health services.


Initial Application Cycle

January - March
April - June
July - September
October - December

Application Cost

$1,000 - $1,499

Detailed Cost

Please see the College website for a detailed breakdown of fees:

Total training time



Training requirements

TOTAL: 3 years (full-time)

Fulfilment of each of the following 3 components:

  • RACMA training program
  • University Masters degree
  • Supervised workplace training

Number of assessments per annum

< 5

Assessment details

Oral Examination (undertaken in final year of training)

Main assessment cost

$2,500 - $2,999

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