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MBA in Health Systems Leadership

The MBA in Health Systems Leadership prepares future executives to make a meaningful difference in a wide range of healthcare delivery and financing organizations. In addition to administrative managers, the program is well suited for physicians, pharmacists and other clinicians, lawyers, accounting professionals, and other consultants and advisors serving health system clients.There is an expected high demand for highly trained and experienced leaders in health care organizations, and graduates of advanced degree programs in health care leadership have excellent earning potential. Learn more. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also reports a positive outlook for Medical and Health Services Managers. And the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) projects growth in health care management related career options and compensation.

The 42-credit curriculum was designed in close collaboration with The Henry Predolin School of Nursing and local healthcare system experts, and based on the Commission on Accreditation of HealthCare Management Education (CAHME) competency criteria. It includes courses such as Managerial Health Economics, Health Policy and Law, Healthcare Service and Clinical Quality, taught by highly qualified health professionals and faculty. The program receives ongoing guidance and support from a distinguished group of local health care system leaders who serve on the MBA-HSL Executive Advisory Council.

The School of Business is a member of the American College of Health Executives (ACHE) and students in the MBA Health Systems Leadership program are eligible for a free ACHE membership.




philip rossing

"The Health Systems Leadership MBA has been a solid investment. The course content has been directly applicable to my work and immediately added value to my organization. The program's professors include accomplished healthcare leaders who take traditional MBA courses and add healthcare specific concepts and their own real world experience."

Philip Rossing
MBA-HSL, 2015 Graduate
Manager - Project Management Office
Unity Health Insurance