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Health Care Management

University of Pennsylvania

24 months
83230 USD/year
83230 USD/year
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The Health Care Management program of University of Pennsylvania builds on the established strength of the core curriculum to provide expertise in the complex and distinctive features of the dynamic and rapidly changing health care industry.


The Health Care Management program of University of Pennsylvania draws on a rich variety of electives within the Health Care Management Department, other Wharton Departments, and courses across the university. They also benefit from an interdisciplinary faculty based in Wharton, the Perelman School of Medicine, and other Penn schools and departments, along with adjunct faculty with extensive practical experience.

Wharton Health Care majors are unusually well-qualified for careers in management, consulting, and investing in diverse areas within health care space, including health care delivery, services, managed care, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, information technology, and entrepreneurship. 

The Health Care Management major differs from others at Wharton in that:

  • Students must choose the major at the time of application to Wharton, and
  • The major integrates academic and professional development, helping students to obtain summer and permanent positions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Health Services System

  • Health Care Field Application Project

  • Managed Care and the Industrial Organization of Health Care

  • Financial Management of Health Institutions

  • Health Care Reform and the Future of the American Health System

  • Health Care Services Delivery: A Managerial Economic Approach

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Background information
  • Aplication fee
  • Essays
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • English language tests
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    83230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 83230 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    83230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 83230 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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