The program is targeted to physicians and dentists who have practiced clinically for a number of years, are in managerial positions, and are seeking education at the master's degree level to become more effective in their positions.
Potential candidates include:
- Medical directors of managed care plans and group practices
- Clinical executives of hospitals, multi-hospital systems, community health centers, pharmaceutical firms
- Clinical leaders from organizations such as physician-hospital organizations, medical service organizations, and independent practice associations
Applicants accepted into the program must demonstrate, through grades and standardized test scores (MCATs or GREs), the potential to learn effectively in a challenging educational environment. Managerial experience and responsibilities indicating executive leadership potential are required. An applicant's ability to contribute to, as well as draw from, the experiences and education of other program participants is also essential.
It is a program requirement that candidates possess an MD, DMD, DDS or DO degree; the Admissions Committee cannot waive this prerequisite. If you are not an MD, DMD, DDS or DO please see "Related Programs."