48 months
54652 USD/year
54652 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Health Care Management Department at the University of Pennsylvania offers the “Health Care Management and Policy” concentration to Wharton undergraduates who wish to learn about health care markets and factors that significantly influence decision making both at the policy level and at the level of the firm or organization.


Key facts:

  • Health care management is an exciting field, which to the undergraduate major, offers excellent career opportunities in private health care corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies. 
  • Four Health Care Management and Policy courses at the University of Pennsylvania are required for the concentration. With eight health care electives and the opportunity to take selected MBA-level health care management courses, students are able to integrate core general management skills with sophisticated understanding of the institutions of health care, a combination which health care leaders and executives value highly in new graduates. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Issues in Health Care Management: Doctors, Patients and Managers in Modern Society
  • Comparative Health Care Systems
  • Health Care Strategy and Management: the Business of Health Care
  • Management and Economics of Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries
  • Health Care Reform and the Future of the American Health Care System
  • Health Services Delivery: A Managerial Economic Approach
  • Healthcare Data and Analytics
  • Health Care Entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application & Penn-specific Essay
  • Official High School Transcript
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Academic Teacher Evaluations (2)
  • Early Decision Agreement (only if applying for Early Decision)
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Final Report
  • SAT or ACT
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54652 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    54652 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54652 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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