Health Care Management Program

Earn a Wharton MBA with a Health Care Management major.

One of the first and the leading program of its kind, the HCM program combines a robust health care curriculum and tightly connected student and alumni community with access to all the resources of Wharton and Penn.

How HCM Is Different

Spans the health care sector

72+ students per year from consulting, private equity, digital health, medicine, engineering, health care services, pharmaceuticals, biotech, government, insurance, HCIT, entrepreneurship, venture capital. Student resumes and alumni careers

Distinctive curriculum and career resources

First-semester required course, Health Care Field Application Project, internship preparation, mentorship. HCM courses and major requirements

Dedicated HCM faculty

Internationally recognized faculty with expertise in health services delivery, health economics, finance and management, law and policy, and decision analysis. HCM department and faculty

Full integration into Wharton

1600+ students, 200+ electives, ability to add a second major, 100+ clubs, 19 conferences, 94,000 alumni worldwide – largest business school network. Wharton MBA difference

Full resources of the University of Pennsylvania

Electives, research, and collaboration with Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Engineering, Leonard Davis Institute, the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Penn Healthcare

Direct contact with influential leaders

Classroom contacts, Health Care Business Conference, Health Care Club, lectures, lifelong connections, 2000 HCM alumni. Wharton Health Care Alumni Association

Connect With Us

Find out about how we can help you achieve your health care goals. Learn about our dynamic student and alumni community and let us get to know you. Email or call 215-898-6861 to get in touch with an advisor, student, or alum who shares your interests.

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Applying to HCM

Because of the unique program structure, students interested in the Health Care Management Program must indicate their interest when they apply to Wharton. Apply to the HCM in any round.