Top Healthcare Management MBAs in Dallas

Healthcare Management MBAs

With constantly expanding and growing businesses, the Dallas-Fort Worth metro has become one of the top growing job markets in the country. One of the reasons for such steady growth is the diversity in the Dallas market—a center of technology, finance and healthcare, among other industries, it doesn’t look like the jobs boom will come to an end any time soon.

Among the many growing industries in Dallas is health care, a field which added 5,600 new jobs just last year. Texas Health Resources, Inc.  is one of the region’s largest employers, with more than 19,000 employees.

If you are considering pursuing an MBA in Healthcare Management, the incredible growth within the field in Dallas could mean endless opportunities for someone just starting their career.

Baylor University – Hankamer School of Business

The Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University offers a specialized MBA degree in Healthcare Administration, offered through the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership. The Healthcare Administration MBA focuses on both building general business skills and developing knowledge specific to the healthcare field, a combination that can be crucial for the multidisciplinary work of a healthcare administrator.

The MBA in Healthcare Administration at Baylor also requires students to participate in a seven-month paid Executive Residency with a leading progressive health organization. The residency program sets Hankamer’s MBA apart but many other healthcare programs, allowing students hands-on experience in a real healthcare environment before even earning their degree.

The Hankamer Healthcare Administration MBA was ranked 17th in U.S. News & World Report‘s 2016 graduate school ranking of healthcare management programs and is one of just 84 programs to receive national accreditation from CAHME.

University of Texas at Dallas – Naveen Jindal School of Management

At the Naveen Jindal School of Management, students have the unique opportunity to earn a dual MBA and MS degree. Students in any of the MBA programs at Jindal—full-time, Professional Evening Cohort, Executive MBA or Professional Flex and Online—are all eligible to apply for admittance to a joint program.

Through this program, students have the chance to simultaneously pursue their MBA and a Master of Science in Healthcare Management. The program combines the nationally recognized faculty at UT Dallas with highly experienced healthcare industry executives to educate and train new leaders within the industry. The program provides students with a foundation in business, exposure to healthcare management outside of the classroom and opportunities for professional development.

McCombs School of Business – University of Texas at Austin

Students earning a full-time MBA at the McCombs School of Business have the opportunity to concentrate their degree in Healthcare. With required classes such as Budget and Finance in Healthcare, Theories and Critical Issues in Public Health and Information Resources in Health Sciences, the program will help prepare students for careers in a variety of careers in the healthcare industry.

The MBA program at McCombs knows that today’s healthcare companies today are seeking competitive candidates who are not only solid in their business skill but also have an in-depth understanding of the contemporary issues, opportunities and challenges within the industry. The Healthcare Concentration gives students the chance to combine courses from different schools and disciplines within the university, as well as connect with Austin’s booming biotech industry.

Texas Christian University – Neeley School of Business

The Neeley School of Business at TCU offers a Health Care MBA, designed to give current and prospective health care professionals the knowledge and skills to approach the challenges of the industry.

The TCU Health Care MBA provides students with both an overall education in business as well as an in-depth health care focus, exposure to experts within the field, and an action-learning capstone project which allows students to bridge the gap between classroom knowledge and hands-on experience. By earning your MBA at Neeley, students will have access to the vast network of Neeley students, alumni and a faculty ranked second in the world by The Economist.

University of North Texas – College of Business 

The UNT College of Business offers an MBA with a concentration in Health Services Management, through a partnership with the COB and UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health in Fort Worth. Through the program, students will learn to develop their business acumen and focus it towards healing.

With a wide array of health care services in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, students have the opportunity to pursue employment in a variety of settings, ranging from hospitals, surgical care centers, medical group practices, pharmaceutical firms and many more.


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Alanna Shaffer

Staff Writer, covering MetroMBA's news beat for Atlanta, Houston, and Dallas.

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