Healthcare Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

The Dominican Healthcare Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) equips working professionals with the credentials, network, and skills needed to obtain high-level positions in healthcare policy or management.

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AACSB Accredited

The Dominican Healthcare Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) combines rigorous academics and practical learning opportunities to provide students with the skills and experiences required to improve the healthcare ecosystem through leadership and innovation.

Led by Dominican’s talented and experienced faculty, EMBA students will analyze and influence the context in which healthcare organizations are operating. Students will integrate their learning directly into their work experiences, providing an immediate return on investment through career advancement and growth.

EMBA Program Highlights

  • Earn your EMBA in 12 months.
  • Cohort model
  • Connections to an extensive healthcare network.

  • 10:1 Faculty-student ratio

  • $12,000 scholarships available for EMBA students. (Scholarship amount subject to change. Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for more information.)
  • Flexible format: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and every other Saturday.
Application Deadlines Tuition Rate Per Unit Number of Units Format and Length
Fall: TBD
Spring: Dec. 1

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36 Units

(Tuesdays, Thursdays, and every other Saturday)


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EMBA Admissions and Financial Aid

A degree from a private university like Dominican University of California is more accessible than you might think. 

A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required to apply to our graduate programs. GMAT and GRE Not Required

  1. Completed Application — Apply now!
  2. Official Transcript(s)
    Official transcript of coursework from each college or university attended (undergraduate and graduate). Find complete instructions on how to submit your transcripts to Dominican here.

    Students who received their undergraduate degrees from an institution outside the United States must have credentials evaluated by a third-party evaluation service. The agency must submit an official report to Dominican verifying credentials. Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for further instructions.
  3. Resume
  4. Statement of Purpose/Intent
    A statement between 300 and 800 words describing why you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree.
  5. One Letter of Recommendation or Interview With The Dean
    Letter of recommendation: Academic or professional, on letterhead.
  6. Prerequisite Requirements
    5+ years of professional experience (Healthcare experience preferred).
  7. International Applicants
    International candidates must meet additional admissions requirements.

Dominican has a rolling admissions policy, which means we evaluate applications as they are received and will continue to evaluate applications until we’ve filled all the slots for our incoming class. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

If an application deadline falls on a weekend and/or holiday, applications will be accepted through the end of the next business day.

Fall Priority Deadline TBD
Spring Deadline December 1

Learn about tuition per unit, additional fees and total tuition.

We'll show you how a Dominican education is more affordable than you might think with support from financial aid, scholarships and loans. The Barowsky School of Business offers scholarships for graduate students.

Tuition and Aid


EMBA Career Paths

A Dominican EMBA is designed for professionals from pharmaceutical companies, consulting firms, managed care organizations, health departments, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations who are looking to solve problems and make a difference in patient experiences. The EMBA will provide each student with a foundation in global health policy, public health, and rigorous business and management training designed for the healthcare industry.

The Barowsky School of Business (BSB) partners with local Bay Area companies to provide experiential learning opportunities for students and job placement upon graduation. Students work closely with the BSB Graduate Career Services to prepare them to move forward in their careers and life beyond graduation. Our services include individualized one-on-one assistance and professional development events.

Students will acquire knowledge in several functional areas of healthcare business, including:

  • Healthcare Economics and Delivery Systems
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Healthcare Innovation and Informatics
  • Organizational Behavior in Healthcare, Theory & Practice
  • Healthcare Analytics and Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Healthcare Policies, Laws, and Regulation
  • Managerial Finance

  • Global Health Policy

  • Strategic Leadership for Organizational Performance

  • Clinical Decision Making

  • The Pharmacy/Biotech Industry

  • Marketing Management for Value Creation

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Course Catalog

Learning Outcomes

Dominican MBA Graduates

What will an MBA do for your career? Learn more about the outcomes of earning an MBA at Dominican. 

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Moving up

Report advancing in their career.

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Have founded their own business.

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Average salary

Report salaries starting in the six figures including early and mid-career professionals.

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Faculty and Staff

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Yung-Jae Lee, PhD

Dean, Barowsky School of Business
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Vafa Saboori, PhD

Director of the MS in Business Analytics Program Associate Professor of Operations Management
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Thomas Cavanagh, PhD

Associate Professor of Management
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Apollo Demirel, PhD

Assistant Professor of Marketing
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Asayehgn Desta, PhD

Professor of Economics and Quantitative Methods
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Aslihan G. Korkmaz, DBA

Associate Professor of Finance
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Jacob Massoud, PhD

MBA Program Director Professor of Strategic Management
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Rajeev Sooreea, PhD

Associate Dean Professor of International Business
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ChangSeob Yeo, PhD

Associate Professor of Marketing
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Bo Zhang, PhD

Director, MS Accounting Program Assistant Professor of Accounting
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Mitchell Hudson

Instructor, Applied Computer Science
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Wayne de Fremery

Professor of Information Science and Entrepreneurship Director of the Francoise O. Lepage Center of Global Innovation
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Erin Aradi, MA

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
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Michael Skolnik

Associate Professor for Healthcare Executive MBA