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Which MBA is Right for You?

Am I a HCEMBA Candidate?


A Health Care Executive MBA is a specialized type of MBA. The right candidate for a Health Care Executive MBA typically has:
 

  • Educational Background: A Bachelor’s degree (required) and possibly a graduate or doctoral degree. Many students hold the title of MD, MPH, DDS, DO, OD, RN or Pharm.D.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in healthcare.  Work experience is heavily valued, with emphasis on increasing amounts of responsibility through the progression of your career.
  • Current Employment: A health care position with significant management responsibility or an entrepreneurial role with top-level responsibility.
  • Career Outlook: Clearly defined goals that the Health Care EMBA would help achieve. It is important to define how you expect to use the knowledge, skills and contacts you will develop to grow an organization or yourself.
  • Motivation and Temperament: Energy, drive and ambition to succeed. The HCEMBA program will demand a significant amount of time and effort on top of your job responsibilities, and students must be highly motivated to successfully accomplish the program.

MBA Programs at a Glance
 


The Health Care Executive MBA program is a specific type of MBA with distinctive characteristics and special value to mid-career professionals on a health care career path.

Select the MBA Program at The Paul Merage School of Business that’s right for you:


  Health Care Executive MBA (HCEMBA)
Executive MBA
(EMBA)
Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA)
Average Years of Work Experience 10-13 13-15 6
Average Age 39 39 30
Example Job Titles of Class Members
  • MD, MPH, DDS, DO,OD, RN PharmD
  • CEO
  • Executive Director
  • Vice President
  • Medical Director
  • Director
  • R&D/Scientist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Analyst
  • Administrator
  • Business Development
  • Consultant
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Nurse Manager
  • CEO
  • CFO, COO
  • President
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Senior Director
  • Director
  • Attorney
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Owner
  • General Manager
  • Senior Engineer
  • Program Manager
  • Account Manager/ Executive
  • Manager
  • Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Supervisor
Classes Held Thursday 7-10pm through 12 noon Sunday, one weekend per month Friday & Saturday, 8:30 am-5:00pm, every other week
(2) 3-hour classes per week, either on 2 weeknights or 1 weeknight and 1 Saturday
Program Length 21 months
Fall start
21 months
Fall start
27 or 33 months
Fall or Spring Starts
  HCEMBA EMBA FEMBA