The Business of Health Care

Drawing on its own strengths as well as on other resources across the University of Miami, the School's Department of Health Sector Management and Policy delivers leading academic programs and produces faculty research focused on the business of health care.

For more than 35 years, the School has offered its highly-regarded Executive MBA in Health Sector Management and Policy program, a fast-track weekend MBA program for health care professionals. It is one of only 14 MBA programs and one of two executive education programs in the country that are dually-accredited in both business and health care. The School also offers an MD/MBA program, as well as an undergraduate major and minor in health sector management and policy.
Our Programss

A Field in Growing Demand

With health care spending approaching 20 percent of the U.S. economy, the demand for highly-trained business leaders who can successfully navigate this changing sector has never been stronger. As Steve Ullmann, professor of health sector management and policy explains, our programs are designed to meet that demand.

Center for Health Sector Management and Policy

The Department of Health Sector Management is home to the School’s Center for Health Sector Management and Policy, whose mission is to conduct publication quality research, act as a resource for technical assistance and consults on health care management practices, and provide interactive conferences and forums to educate industry professionals, policymakers, citizens, and the University community.
Annual Conference

The Business of Health Care

The School’s Center for Health Sector Management and Policy hosts an annual conference on "The Business of Health Care," which draws more than 700 professionals to share ideas on some of the most pressing issues facing the industry. Speakers have included Former Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (right), the architect of the Affordable Care Act under President Obama.

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International Recognition

The University of Miami School of Business is a member of BAHM (Business School Alliance for Health Management). Formed in 2010, BAHM is a collaborative non-profit organization, comprised of the country’s most prestigious business schools, committed to the belief that management education, applied to the challenges of health care delivery and health care innovation, plays a special role in creating new and important solutions.

The School is also a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of health care delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education

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