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Get A Hands-On, Practical Education

HEALTH CARE MBA APPLIED LEARNING

Gain Experiential Knowledge and Skills

Grow in your role as a dynamic, creative problem-solver. Discover real-world applications of business concepts through group projects, case studies, simulations, guest speakers and practical exercises within the Health Care MBA program.

Our experiential learning model empowers you to:

  • Develop creative, effective solutions to tough business challenges
  • Balance business knowledge with principled leadership and ethical decision-making
  • Build connections with professionals working in the health care field
  • Thrive in today’s competitive landscape
50%
of Health Care MBA students work as clinical professionals

Experiential Learning Prepares You to Succeed

Students work on a group project during an Operations for Executives class in the Executive MBA program.

Group Projects

Work on group projects focused on current health care challenges and real-world applications with your cohort (a dedicated group of peers that travel through the program together). With 50% of Health Care MBA students working as clinical professionals, and the other 50% rounding out all other facets of the health care spectrum, your group projects will be enriched by a variety of professional experiences.
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Leadership Development

Gain the knowledge, confidence and connections that put you in a position to lead and advance your career in health care. Our Health Care MBA teaches you valuable leadership and critical thinking skills that equip you to make decisions about best practices in health care business strategies.
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International Residency

Understand what it takes to create work environments where ideas can flourish, identify and evaluate new opportunities, and transform innovations into profitable business practices in our Global Healthcare Innovation course. During this week-long international residency, you’ll visit hospitals, companies and innovation centers in one or more foreign countries.
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Our Health Care MBA students come from many leading health care organizations:

  • Allina Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CentraCare Health
  • Essentia Health
  • HealthPartners
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medtronic
  • Prime Therapeutics
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Fairview Health Services/HealthEast
  • UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthCare, Optum

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Juggling Work, Family and MBA

This busy mom of four bought a nursing care facility shortly after starting the Health Care MBA program.
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