Albers School of Business and Economics
Health Leadership Executive MBA

Degree Requirements

  • The Health Leadership EMBA is a 20-month cohort program encompassing 60 credit hours over six quarters. This program complements executive schedules with courses offered in compact, 2- to 3-day modules (typically Thursday-Saturday).

    I. Executive Leadership, First & Second Quarters (Fall-Winter)

    20 credits:

    • Building Vision for a Global Commons
    • Creating High Impact Teams
    • Leading Responsible Organizations
    • Ethical Leadership
    • Leadership Assessment and Coaching
    • Leadership for a Just and Humane World
    • Leadership Synthesis and Discernment

    II. Instruments for Organizational Effectiveness,Third Quarter (Spring)

    10 credits:

    • Strategic Analysis of Domestic & International Economic Environments
    • Managerial Accounting for Business Executives
    • Financial Accounting for Business Executives
    • Statistical Modeling for Executives
    • The Art of Influence and Negotiation

    III. Strategic Positional for Global Success, Fourth Quarter (Fall)

    10 credits:

    • Health Sector Economics and Policy
    • Financial Tools for Strategic Decisions
    • Health Services Marketing
    • Global Strategy Formation
    • Health Care Industry Systems 

    IV. Enhancing Business Unit Performance, Fifth Quarter (Winter)

    10 credits:

    • Quality Improvement in Health Care Organizations
    • Health Care Information Systems
    • Implementing Health Care Strategies
    • Leading Change 

    V. Leading for Impact and Legacy, Sixth Quarter (Spring)

    10 credits:

    • Global Health and Justice
    • Enterprise Legal Issues
    • Integrating Leadership and Business Practice
    • Planning for Significant Legacy

    For detailed course descriptions, please see our graduate catalog

    For the quarterly class schedule, please see our curriculum flow chart.


  • Executive MBA Scholarships

    Multiple EMBA scholarships are available and range from $10,000-$18,000.   

    Download the application to apply.  

    First Review: May 15