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Executive MBA in Health Sector Management & Policy, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The University of Miami Executive MBA in Health Sector Management and Policy Program prepares graduates for positions of leadership in health care and health-related organizations.


The program focuses on the post-graduate educational needs of professionals already fully employed in the health care industry, as well as those aspiring to careers in the field.

Combining its strengths in graduate business education and its close relationships with the South Florida health care community, the program teaches practical administrative skills as well as broad strategic and theoretical perspectives to students who wish to expand their knowledge of management and administration as applied to the health care industry.

The curriculum offers a blend of case studies, lectures and group discussions.

Program Highlights
  • There is no prerequisite coursework; however, students must demonstrate proficiency in math through completion of a non-credit module during the first semester of their program. There are no waivers for previous coursework or life experience.
  • Each program is "lock-step." The students in each program progress together through a sequential pattern of courses. Participants must take all courses in the program, attend class and study group meetings to remain in good academic standing, as well as maintain the 3.0 cumulative grade point average required for degree completion.
  • The curriculum offers a blend of case studies, lectures and group discussions.
  • At orientation, group exercises serve as "ice breakers" for the cohort.  However, study groups are normally assigned at the instructors' discretion.
  • Students are able to continue their regular employment.
  • Streamlined registration, tutoring, and administrative support are provided.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Behavioral and Organizational Systems
  • Math Review
  • Essentials of Health Care Administration
  • Analysis and Financial Statements
  • Analysis of Healthcare Delivery & Policy
  • Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decision Making
  • Foundations of Marketing Management
  • Operations Research Models in Management
  • Health Care Organization Economics and Ethics
  • Fundamentals of Finance
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Policy and Health

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • The most competitive UMBS applicants have a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Complete the online application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
  • Complete the School Report
  • Letter(s) or Recommendation
  • Conduct updates, if applicable
  • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
  • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • The applicant should have demonstrated an aptitude for career advancement and leadership

Tuition Fee

  • International

    50748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 101500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    50748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 101500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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