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Healthcare Management Concentration

The Ross Healthcare Management Concentration gives students the multidisciplinary background required to become a leader in the healthcare industry. 

Complement your action-based curriculum with electives from Ross and top-rated schools throughout the university, along with healthcare-related activities outside the classroom and support for recruiting in healthcare. 

To express interest or ask questions about the concentration, contact an academic advisor at

Course Requirements

Fulfill a minimum of 12 credits of approved coursework to complete the concentration, subject to the following: 

  • Complete courses from any of the school dropdown lists below. 
  • Courses can be completed within the 57 credits needed for the Full-Time MBA.
  • Students are encouraged to add the concentration in their first year of enrollment and can complete the Full-Time MBA program in two years. 
  • Approval of BA 553 (MAP) is subject to review and approval by the Faculty Director for alignment with the concentration; no more than 3 credits of BA 553 may be counted toward the completion of the concentration. Email to request approval.

SI 542/HMP 668: Introduction to Health Informatics (3.0 credits)

SI 648/HMP 648/LHS 660: Evaluation and Research Methods for Health Informatics and Learning Systems (3.0 credits) 

SI 661/HMP 661: Managing Health Informatics (3.0 credits)

PUBPOL 533: Public Health in Developing Countries (3.0 credits) 

PUBPOL 644: Health Economics and Public Policy (1.5 credits) 

PUBPOL 750-305: Public Policy Approaches to Social Disparities in Health (3.0 credits)

Law 684 Health Law and Policy (3.0 credits)

Law 781 FDA Law (3.0 credits)

Law 866 Health Reform and Related Controversies (3.0 credits)

HMP 610: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health (3.0 credits)

HMP 643 Managing People in Health Organizations (3.0 credits) 

HMP 653 Law and Public Health (3.0 credits) 

HMP 669 Data Management And Visualization In Healthcare (residential version only) (3.0 credits) 

HMP 681 Special Topics in Health Management and Policy: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Policy (3.0 credits) 

HMP 685 The Politics of Public Health Policy (3.0 credits) 

HS 807 Management and Analysis of Large U.S. Health Data (4.0 credits) 

PUBHLTH 626 Understanding and Improving the U.S. Healthcare System (1.0 credits)

SW 530: Introduction to Social Welfare Policies and Services (3.0 credits) 

SW 634 Healthcare Policies and Services (3.0 credits) 

SW 644 Policies and Services for Older Adults (3.0 credits)

*This list is not exclusive. Contact an academic advisor at to request approvals for courses not on this list.

**This course counts toward the concentration pending approval based on evidence of a healthcare focus.

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