Start your career early while saving a year of tuition through this combined degree program that awards a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies in just six years. During the pre-professional phase, you’ll begin where leading physicians, professors, and other health care practitioners all initiate their careers—by studying how living organisms function, survive, adapt, and evolve.
After you successfully complete the first three years of the pre-professional phase, you may transition to the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
Thanks for your interest in the Life Sciences, B.S./Physician Assistant Studies, M.S. program.
The combined program will enable you to achieve B.S./M.S. degrees in six years. It includes a three-year phase of undergraduate courses and a three-year phase of graduate courses.
Today, leading a health care organization takes more than the ability to treat patients. Physicians in managerial roles need to balance financial responsibilities, competitive pressure and human resource needs in order to streamline the health delivery system.
The Master in Health Care Management program offers valuable experience and useful knowledge in a results-oriented environment. Participants gain practical managerial skills to augment their talent as physicians. The program allows participants to continue working full-time while pursuing the degree, and to interact with peers from across the globe.
Utilizing Harvard’s case-based teaching method combined with extensive peer collaboration, the degree program keeps clinical executives on top of trends, issues and competitive strategies unique to the modern health care system.
The Master in Health Care Management degree provides a unique, part-time, experience that delivers the best business management education for working physicians executives in or new to leadership roles in health care organizations.
The health care environment is increasingly competitive and financially driven. At the same time, health care providers have become more involved in managing the health delivery system, in addition to managing patients.
Physicians in managerial roles face important challenges as they struggle to balance financial and competitive constraints with the patient care mission of their organizations.
As the entities delivering health services have grown more corporate and complex, the need to acquire formal managerial and organizational skills has become critical.
You can find more information here: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/mhcm/programs/