Pioneering Excellence in Healthcare

In the ever-evolving healthcare industry, continuous growth and innovation are imperative for career advancement. To truly excel and stay at the forefront of healthcare transformation, you need a curriculum that embraces a strategic vision, welcomes diverse professional experiences, and fosters a robust network for advice, services, and connections.

Welcome to the Executive MBA Healthcare (EMBA-HC) at Bauer College of Business. Tailored exclusively for seasoned healthcare administrators and clinicians, our approach embodies innovation, leadership, and pioneering excellence in healthcare.

Why Choose EMBA-HC?

  1. Leadership in Modern Healthcare: Our EMBA follows modern business principles, led by healthcare experts, and driven by innovative thinking. Gain leadership skills to navigate healthcare organizations through change, innovation, and challenges.
  2. A Diverse Cohort: Join a vibrant and diverse cohort, comprising professionals with a rich tapestry of perspectives and experiences. This diversity enriches the learning environment, providing you with a profound understanding of the intricate healthcare ecosystem.
  3. A Global Perspective: Healthcare transcends borders, and so should your education. We prepare you to lead in management, change, and innovation with a global perspective that resonates in the international healthcare landscape.
  4. Practical Learning: Learning by doing is our motto. Our healthcare Executive MBA offers practical experience through real-world projects, simulations, and case studies that enhance your practical skills. Upon graduation, you'll be ready to confidently tackle real healthcare challenges.
  5. Lifelong Learning: Your journey doesn't end at graduation. EMBA-HC alumni gain exclusive access to lifelong learning programs to keep your strategic skills at the forefront as healthcare continues to evolve.

In year one, you'll focus on mastering essential leadership and business skills in the core EMBA curriculum. Then, in year two, you'll dive into specialized healthcare courses. These courses will prepare you for high-impact roles in healthcare, and even top-level positions like the C-suite. Our specially designed curriculum is your path to leading in healthcare. Join us and take charge of your healthcare career.

Lead the Future of Healthcare

Just as business never stops evolving, your career should reflect that spirit of progress. The Executive MBA Healthcare (EMBA-HC) at the University of Houston's Bauer College of Business empowers you to lead, innovate, and make a meaningful impact in the dynamic and ever-expanding world of healthcare.

Your journey to pioneering excellence in healthcare and business begins here.

Join our EMBA and chart your course to a thriving and impactful healthcare career.

Be the Change Healthcare Needs: This new EMBA with healthcare electives offering will soon be available for students entering Fall 2024. For more information, email


Fall 2024

Course Number Course Name
MANA 7312 Fundamentals of Healthcare Business
MANA 7322 Zero Harm Quality and Performance Management in Healthcare
MANA 7372 Leading Change in Healthcare

Spring 2025

Course Number Course Name
MANA 7382 Strategic Leadership in Healthcare

Winter Mini Session 2025

Course Number Course Name
MANA 7342 Challenges in Evolving Healthcare Law, Policy, and Ethics

Students in the Executive MBA Healthcare program may attend class in person in Sugar Land or online. Classes scheduled above are available for EMBA Healthcare students, MBA students and students enrolled in the new MS Healthcare Leadership program — and these healthcare electives will meet outside the EMBA cohort times.