Vanderbilt Master of Management in Health Care
Perhaps no industry is evolving more quickly than health care. Having the skills to solve complex business problems, influence key stakeholders and make strategic organizational decisions is required to succeed as a leader in this fast-paced environment. The Vanderbilt Master of Management in Health Care is designed to provide clinicians, administrators and other health care professionals with the leadership, strategy and entrepreneurial skills to expertly handle management issues in health care organizations.
A world-class combination of strengths.
At Vanderbilt, health care and business are an integrated powerhouse. The top-ranked Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is strategically partnered with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Nashville’s vibrant health care community. Nowhere else is this combination of strengths merged so tightly. As a result, you are singularly positioned to understand the business of health care—and apply that knowledge advantageously in your career and your organization.
One night per week. One weekend per month. One year.
The unique schedule and convenient Nashville location let you learn without disrupting your job responsibilities and career progression.
Management education meets industry expertise.
In the classroom, renowned Vanderbilt business faculty and health care executives work together to help you understand how clinical and management issues converge to impact organizations. You will learn from distinguished researchers, experts in health care policy and economics, executives and entrepreneurs. In addition, you benefit from the unparalleled personal service and information resources of both the Walker Management Library and the Eskind Biomedical Library.
An emphasis on leadership development.
Leading teams and organizations comes naturally to some people, but for most, leadership is an acquired attribute. The Vanderbilt MM Health Care offers expert insight and instruction on the subject of leadership, as well as best-of-class diagnostic tools used by Fortune 100 CEOs. With these tools, you will assess your personal leadership style, strengths and challenges, and equip yourself with the skills necessary to manage people, projects and processes.
Immersion in a real-world capstone project. Immediate ROI.
Working as part of a team, you will apply your new knowledge to a significant business initiative for a health care organization (possibly your own sponsoring organization). Hone teamwork skills and learn to problem-solve in new ways. Make an immediate impact and provide substantial ROI for you and your organization.