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Full-time MBA | Healthcare


Changing Lives

The healthcare industry represents about one fifth of the US economy. With its numerous hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and laboratories, the greater New York City area is at the center of this growing sector.
MBA Alumnus Kyle Boutin
Student Voices

Kyle Boutin, MBA 2017

"Being honest and true to who you are is what makes the members of Stern's community so unique, so carrying that through in the application process is what will give you the best chance of becoming a Sternie!"

Experiential Learning

Developing Solutions, Driving Impact
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Endless Frontier Labs

Endless Frontier Labs is a nine-month program focused on maximizing the potential of massively-scalable, science and deep technology startups. Consult for start-ups on the life sciences track who are looking to make breakthroughs in biology and medical technologies.

NYUMC: Occupational & Industrial Orthopedic Center

In light of OICC's goal of expanding the number of clients to which it provides services, a Stern Solutions team helped identify new revenue sources and developed a high-level plan to capitalize on those opportunities.

Stern Signature Projects (SSP)

Stern Signature Projects (SSP) pairs student teams with research centers to address some of the most pressing global issues of the 21st century. Structured as semester long academic independent studies, these opportunities allow students to customize their MBA experience by driving thought leadership across an array of global and interdisciplinary questions.


A Curriculum Customized to Your Goals

You need a curriculum that's relevant to your career goals. We provide the options to get you there. Choose up to 3 areas of focus from more than 20. From there, you can dial in your experience by selecting from a pool of over 200 electives.

Healthcare professionals need to have deep market knowledge and analytical skills, combined with an entrepreneurial mindset. You'll sharpen your abilities to tackle big problems and the various challenges facing this quickly changing sector.

Related Specializations


 Business Analytics       Entrepreneurship and Innovation 
 Global Business      Management of Technology & Operations      Strategy     



Related Coursework:

  • Biotechnology Industry: Structure & Strategy
  • Drug Development in a New Era
  • Financial Analysis in Healthcare
  • Innovation in Pharma & Biotech
  • The Making of a Healthcare Entrepreneur
  • The Realities of Managing Complex Health Systems

Faculty Spotlight

Michael Dickstein

Michael Dickstein

Professor Dickstein’s research focuses on industrial organization, health economics and econometrics. In recent work, he has investigated pricing in pharmaceutical markets and the mechanisms through which physicians learn about new treatments.
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Alumni Profile

Yamila Hernandez

Yamila Hernandez, MBA '19

"Stern really helped facilitate my shift to a new industry, including connecting me to alumni at Pfizer, and now I pay it forward as the pharmaceutical marketing relationship manager for Stern."
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Engage Your Career Success

Unrivaled access to industry recruiters and company headquarters. Our extensive career resources provide the business foundation, strategic problem-solving tools, communication skills and professional network necessary to launch your career in healthcare. 


Select Healthcare Employers of NYU Stern MBAs:

  • Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
  • Merck
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • Weight Watchers International

Community and Clubs

Connection Begins Here

Stern Healthcare Association

The Stern Healthcare Association (SHA) is the MBA student club for anyone interested in healthcare, pharmaceutical science, and biotech. 

NYU Langone Health

NYU Langone Health is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers. Their trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.