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The Simon Business School Medical Management program is designed to fit the schedules of busy working professionals. It typically consists of four courses per semester for one academic year from August through July, followed by a team project. Graduates of the program describe the work outside the classroom as rigorous but doable. The amount of time you will need to invest will depend on your background and learning capability.

The in-class time commitment is one night per week and one weekend per month. During a typical term, students enroll in one course for one night per week for seven weeks. In that same term, the student also takes a two courses once weekend per month (Friday afternoon and evening, plus all day Saturday).

During the final semester of study, you do not attend classes, but instead complete your degree requirements with a six-credit team project. This typically takes place late August through late February. The project focus is chosen with input from the senior leadership at the team’s participating organization and the faculty director at Simon Business School.

To accommodate the weekend classes, we provide light refreshments during breaks, dinner on Friday, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. In addition, textbooks and course materials are provided to students.

The curriculum is designed around core areas that are especially relevant to health care:

  • Quantifying strategy through financial analysis
  • Implementing strategy by efficiently managing operations
  • Building efficient organizations through intelligent work design and incentives
  • Analyzing data for decision making
  • Developing marketing and business plans

The curriculum is presented in a format that delivers core business skills while simultaneously applying those skills to the health care industry. This is accomplished through pairing Simon Business School core courses with health sciences management curriculum. The result is a world of business knowledge you can immediately apply to your role in the health care industry.

1 Fall Accounting, Economics, and Finance for MS Students Leading Health Care Organizations
2 Fall Business Economics of the Health Care Industry Health Care Marketing and Business Plan Development
3 Spring Health Care Accounting and Finance  Managerial Accounting for Health Care Organizations
4 Spring Health Sciences Management and Strategy Organization and Strategy
5 Summer Managing Health Care Operations Health IT and Analtyics
6 Fall Team Project - equivalent of 2 courses  

Please note that schedule is subject to change.

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