Launch a career in the business of health
Between shifting government regulations, technological innovations, and increased competition, the business of health is constantly changing. The challenges of modern health care are too complex to address with traditional models. Leaders need specialized knowledge to implement change. In the Health, Technology, and Innovation specialization, find technology-driven, human-centered solutions to complex health problems.
Capitalize on Carey Business School’s unique position in the Johns Hopkins ecosystem and partner with world-renowned faculty, health practitioners, and researchers at Johns Hopkins institutions including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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Take five required courses specifically designed for Health, Technology, and Innovation students, and add electives in areas of career focus such as consulting, finance, organizational leadership, marketing, or operations management.
In the second year of the program, benefit from a tailored course schedule that fits your professional interests and goals. This unique opportunity allows you to interact with Carey students from all programs and get involved in university-wide experiences such as Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures.
Two-course highlight: End-to-End Health Breakthroughs
Design Lab (course 1): This experiential learning course provides a hands-on, data-driven decision-making experience. Manage the multiple touch points and decisions inherent in financing, research and development, contracting and negotiation, procurement, marketing, pricing, inventory management, and customer relationship management activities associated with innovative products and services.
Commercializing Discovery (course 2): In this experiential learning course, assess the feasibility of bringing health-related innovations and inventions to market. And learn to turn a nascent innovation into a real-world breakthrough that can push health care forward.
Sharpen your skills, build connections throughout the program, and tap into the vast Johns Hopkins network with opportunities to engage with clinicians, researchers, engineers, and innovators across the university.
Co-curricular highlight: Hexcite
At the Hexcite early-stage medical software accelerator program, students from across Johns Hopkins match with care providers with an idea to create and market a software solution that improves patient care. Join a team of design and engineering students while working closely with Johns Hopkins Medicine clinical faculty and staff.
Engage with new health technology software from every angle. Serve as the team’s project manager, provide business support, define the business model, drive the marketing strategy, and create and lead team pitches and presentations. Develop new skills at workshops on software development, design thinking, customer interviews, and wireframing.
Following 16 weeks of inventive programming and mentorship, Hexcite teams build their technology in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Technology Innovation Center, conduct an internal pilot at Johns Hopkins, and launch a Baltimore start-up.
Johns Hopkins Health and Business Internship
During this 12-week paid internship, you'll tap into the world-renowned Johns Hopkins network and hone your business expertise while finding solutions for health care management and delivery.
Explore all experiential learning opportunities
As America’s first research university, Johns Hopkins is no stranger to taking the classroom to the field for hands-on learning. With the unparalleled resources and reputation of Johns Hopkins, you’ll acquire the skills employers demand by embedding yourself in local, national, and international experiential learning opportunities.
Innovation Field Project
In this MBA signature course, partner with a corporate sponsor and act as a consultant to identify critical business challenges and make innovative, insightful recommendations.
Leadership Development Expeditions
Enhance your leadership skills on a nine-day outdoor excursion to Norway or Belize. Build a deep understanding of your own strengths and contributions as a leader in a high-performing team.
Carey Business School offers etiquette workshops, lunch-and-learn sessions, and professional experiential learning opportunities exclusively for full-time MBA students. Participate in these sessions to connect with your peers, alumni, industry experts, and corporate partners to network and build connections for your future.
Our full-time MBA graduates use their new health and technology expertise to make an impact at major organizations across the country and around the world. Here’s a sample of some of the health-focused career outcomes of our full-time MBA graduates.
- Highmark Health
- Lifebridge Health
- Lupin Pharmaceuticals
- Johns Hopkins Medicine
- Johnson & Johnson
*Information collected from full-time MBA graduates from 2016 - 2019 with 2 or more graduates hired by employer.
- Senior marketing manager
- Program consultant
- Senior analyst
- Portfolio management and analytics
- Senior strategy and operations consultant
- Innovations project manager
- Government pricing analyst
- Medicaid analyst
- Product manager
- Data analyst
- Senior administrative manager
- Management leadership development program (MLDP) associate
**Job titles reported from full-time MBA graduates data collected from 2016 - 2019 with 2 or more graduates hired by employer