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Leading the business of health

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The business of health is constantly advancing. Now more than ever, health care cannot be treated with traditional business fundamentals. Leaders need specialized industry knowledge to bring innovations to market and lead through change. 

Embedded in the broader Johns Hopkins University ecosystem, Carey is uniquely positioned to integrate sophisticated health markets thought leadership with the real-time experience of Johns Hopkins Health System.

Tap into the power of Johns Hopkins with cutting-edge research, faculty experts, degrees, executive education, experiential learning, alumni programs, and more.

Over a quarter of our faculty specialize in the Business of Health.

Health degree programs

Executive Education health courses

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Our faculty experts are on the cutting of research initiatives to advance the business of health. 

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Find a business of health program that's right for you.

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Behavioral Economics for Health Care

Discover the impact of Behavioral Economics for Health Care.

18-hour course
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Doctor of Nursing Practice Executive Track/MBA

Become a leader in nursing and tackle the complex challenges facing the health care industry. Graduate with the expertise to provide exceptional patient care and safety and the skills to lead organizational change.


Baltimore, MD
3 years
66 credits and 448 practice hours
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Flexible MBA

Our part-time MBA program is designed to fit the demanding schedules of working professionals. The quality you’d expect from Johns Hopkins, around a schedule that works for you.

2 years, 54 credits
FT MBA Program

Full-Time MBA

Grounded in analytics and leadership, the full-time MBA gives you the tools to translate data insights into action and drive impact in ever-changing markets. Newly STEM-designated.

2 years, 54 credits
Full Time
Exclusive scholarships available
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Master of Public Health / MBA

Earn your Master of Public Health/MBA to differentiate yourself from other business and health leaders. And gain the knowledge and foresight to understand how business solutions impact public health issues across the globe. Both the full-time MBA and the Master of Public Health programs are newly STEM-designated.

2 years, two degrees
Full Time
63 credits (MBA); 64 credits (MPH)
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Master of Science in Health Care Management

The Master of Science in Health Care Management prepares you to improve, streamline, and expand complex health systems. Gain access to the resources, reputation, and experience of Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University’s schools of medicine, nursing, and public health to build your skills and expand your network.

Baltimore, MD
1 year, 36 credits
Full Time
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Master of Science in Health Care Management (part-time)

Advance your health care career with this flexible format specialized master’s program. Take courses online, in person, or a combination of both with world-class faculty. With a blend of synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous (anytime) learning activities, pursue your next step on your time.

Baltimore, MD or Online
2 years, 36 credits
Part Time


Graduate uniquely qualified among your peers to diagnose and triage complex issues in the health care industry. And become a leader in the medical community. The full-time MBA program is newly STEM-designated.

5 years, 54 credits (MBA)
Full Time
Five years
MBA/MSN in Health Systems Management

MBA/MSN in Healthcare Organizational Leadership

Join Johns Hopkins’ commitment to providing exceptional patient care and earn your MBA/MSN in Healthcare Organizational Leadership. Complement your nursing skillset with the business and leadership acumen to manage complex issues specific to the health care industry. 

Baltimore and D.C.
Full-time: 2 years; Part-time: 3 – 6 years
Full Time
Part Time
65 credits and 376 clinical hours
Academy For Health Care Leadership Management

The Academy for Health Care Leadership and Management

Join the next generation of health care leaders by improving outcomes, reducing costs, and enhancing services.

Multi-day program
Business of Health Alumni
Hexcite, an early-stage medical software accelerator program, matches Carey Business School students with engineering and design-thinking students and a Johns Hopkins clinician.
"At Johns Hopkins, we work together to bring people across disciplines and departments to try to find real-world solutions to problems."

Joanna Fadel, MA/MBA, '21

Experiential Learning
The business of health won’t be forged by textbooks and lectures alone. That’s why we take the classroom to the field, the field to the classroom, and drive innovations to market. Put your business education to work with health-focused experiential learning courses, co-curricular opportunities, case competitions, student organizations, and more.
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See how we're leading in the business of health.