Compare HSM Programs

  Daytime Cross Continent Weekend Executive Global Executive
Applicants' career stage Average 5 years of work experience. 3 - 9 years of professional work experience. Average is 6 years. Minimum of 5 years professional work experience. Average is 10 years. 10 - 30 years professional work experience. Average is 14 years.
Program emphasis Understanding the intersection of the various health care players and the skills necessary to manage within and/or lead an organization. Honing functional expertise and the ability to think strategically in a global business environment. Solid foundation in integrated management of the firm. International exposure and substantial use of technology broadens mindset to promote understanding business on a global level. Understanding the skills necessary to lead an organization. Honing functional expertise and the ability to think strategically in a global business environment. Understanding the interactive effects of industries and firms on a global basis. Significant collaboration and transfer of knowledge via international residencies. 
Program Length 2 years full-time 19 months (6 terms) 19 months (6 terms) 18 months (5 terms)  Additional post-MBA coursework for HSM certificate.
Residency August - May for 2 years with a summer internship between first and second year of program. 9 weeks total. 2 weeks in Durham, NC. 9 days each in Dubai, UAE,  New Delhi, India, Shanghai/Kunshan, China and  St. Petersburg, Russia. 2 weeks in Durham, NC. Residencies are preceded by a pre-reading period and followed by 2 months of distance learning. After a 1 week orientation, classes are held on alternating weekends on Fridays and Saturdays in Terms 1 - 5, with accommodations provided on Friday nights. Term 6 sessions are held on campus for 2 weeks with the remainder of the term completed online. 10 weeks total. 4 weeks in North America and 2 weeks in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.  Residencies are preceded by a reading period followed by 10 weeks of Internet-enabled distance learning.
HSM certificate requirements Daytime core curriculum, two HSM courses, an HSM seminar series, plus three health care-specific electives. Cross Continent core curriculum, HSM Fundamentals course, one HSM course, three healthcare-specific electives and an HSM Project course. Weekend Executive core curriculum, HSM Fundamentals course, one HSM course, three healthcare-specific electives and an HSM Project course. Global Executive core curriculum, HSM Fundamentals course, one HSM course and two healthcare-specific electives.
Additional costs No additional tuition charge for Daytime MBA students. There is an additional tuition charge for Cross Continent students. There is an additional tuition charge for Weekend Executive students.
There is an additional tuition charge for Global Executive students.