Health Sector MBA
The health sector is undergoing transformational growth and change, offering compelling opportunities and challenges for emerging managers and leaders. The Health Sector Management Program (HSMP), founded in 1972, prepares talented students for leadership roles throughout the health industry. Graduates assume leading positions in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, hospitals and health systems, consulting, health information technology, insurance and many other industry segments.
Offering an innovative experiential curriculum, intensive skills education and global learning experiences, and drawing on the world-class Boston Health Sector scene, the HSM program provides a dynamic and specialized business foundation for students seeking distinguished careers in the Health Sector –both in national and global settings.
Intensive learning and industry exposure to jumpstart your career
Health Sector Management Program
Mark Allan, Former Faculty Director, Health Sector Management Program, discusses the School’s distinctive degree options in health sector management.
The Health Sector Management MBA provides comprehensive business and management fundamentals while simultaneously digging deep into the field with extensive exposure and collaboration with Boston area industry leaders, practical team based projects, global health business opportunities and intensive experiential courses.
The Program is ranked 11th nationally by US News and World Report, and is the only MBA program in New England accredited by CAHME, the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education.
Health sector degree options at Boston University
Students enrolled in the Health Sector MBA Program earn a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in health sector management. The program combines a rigorous MBA core business curriculum with Health Sector core and elective courses. In addition to academic course work, full-time HSMP students are required to complete summer internships furthering their skills and connections in the Health Sector marketplace.
Health Sector MBA education options:
- Full-time MBA, Health Sector Management
- Professional Evening MBA, Health Sector Management
- Dual MBA/MPH
- Global Health Management
- Dual MBA/MD
- Dual MBA/MS