Core Curriculum

Academic Schedule

The Executive MBA in Healthcare program is designed for working professionals with significant experience in healthcare. The schedule is set in advance, so students can plan ahead to meet professional, personal, and academic demands.

The EMBA program can be completed in 19 months. Students meet one weekend a month for two full-day sessions (Friday/Saturday) at the University of Pittsburgh’s campus. Some of the courses will be delivered through guided study or distance learning. 

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Term 1 (Summer)

Financial Accounting in Healthcare Organizations
Statistical Analysis: Uncertainty, Prediction, and Quality Control
Research Practicum

Term 2 (Fall)

Healthcare Economics
Strategy, Mission, and Values
Leading People in Healthcare Organizations
Research Practicum

Term 3 (Spring)

Financial Management
Healthcare Operations and Supply Chain Management
Health Insurance and Risk Management
Research Practicum

Term 4 (Summer)

Comparative Healthcare Policy
Marketing Design and Analysis
Strategic Cost Management
Research Practicum

Term 5 (Fall)

Healthcare Information Technology
Elective I
Elective II
Research Practicum