A Ball State MBA concentration in health economics, policy, and administration will give you an edge in one of the nation’s largest industries. The health care industry makes up about 15 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) and is steadily growing.

Our concentration covers the analytical skills and policy perspectives you need to navigate this industry as it responds to ongoing governmental and market influences. You will learn to analyze the benefits and costs of different methods of health care delivery and financing from all viewpoints—patients, providers, and manufacturers.

This specialized credential, or our MBA-level certificate in health economics, is especially helpful for those who need to stay on top of the business of health, such as physicians, hospitalists, nurses, health care administrators, medical product manufacturers, wellness specialists, and professionals in insurance, pharmaceuticals, long-term care, ambulatory care, public health, and more.

An MBA with a focus in health economics can lead to jobs in the following areas:

  • administration of a health facility
  • health insurance and benefits
  • pricing of pharmaceuticals
  • pricing of insurance
  • financial analysis within an health care organization

Learn more about all the courses you will take with a Ball State MBA concentration in health economics, policy, and administration.