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College of Science and Health
Master of Business Administration (MBA) & Master of Public Health (MPH)

Double Your Impact: Master of Business and  Public Health with Our M.B.A./M.P.H. Dual Degree

Our M.B.A./M.P.H. dual degree program combines the depth of the M.P.H. program with the comprehensive business core of the M.B.A., preparing you for leadership roles and a myriad of career opportunities. Gain in-depth knowledge of public health principles and strategies, while mastering essential business skills like finance, marketing, and management. You’ll be well-equipped to analyze and address critical public health issues, lead and manage healthcare organizations, shape healthcare policy, and become a sought-after expert in the competitive healthcare field.

Graduates of the dual degree program will complete the online Master of Business Administration and the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited Master of Public Health in less time than it would take to finish each degree individually.

Don’t settle for just one degree when you can have two. Invest in your future with our M.B.A./M.P.H. dual degree program and become a true leader in healthcare.

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Why Choose Benedictine’s M.B.A./M.P.H. Program?

This unique program:

  • Combines the M.B.A. and M.P.H. programs: Gain in-depth knowledge of public health principles, strategies, and interventions, while mastering essential business skills like finance, marketing, and management.
  • Prepares you for leadership roles: Develop the critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills necessary to lead and manage complex healthcare organizations and programs.
  • pens doors to diverse career opportunities: Pursue a wide range of exciting careers in public health, healthcare administration, consulting, policy development, and more.

Our program features:

  • High-quality curriculum: Taught by renowned faculty with extensive experience in public health and business.
  • Flexible learning options: Choose from online, hybrid, and in-person formats to fit your schedule.
  • Strong network: Connect with fellow students and alumni who share your passion for public health and leadership.

Admissions Requirements

The admission process is conducted throughout the year. Students may begin their program in any of the three terms. Students who wish to test their suitability for graduate work may start as a Student-at-Large without formal admission and may take up to 12 semester credit hours before being accepted for degree candidacy.

Students in the dual degree program must be accepted into both degree programs. You will first complete one degree program in its entirety and then begin courses for the second degree. Upon completion of your studies you will earn two diplomas.

The program is completed in just 21 courses, as opposed to the 33 courses that would be required taking each degree separately.

A World of Opportunity: Careers with an M.B.A./M.P.H. Dual Degree

The unique combination of an MPH (Master of Public Health) and MBA (Master of Business Administration) equips you with a powerful skillset for diverse and impactful careers in healthcare. Here are some exciting possibilities you can explore:

  • Healthcare Administrator: Lead and oversee hospitals or healthcare institutions, managing operations, budgets, and strategic planning.
  • Healthcare Consultant: Offer expert advice and guidance on healthcare management, business development, and policy analysis to organizations.
  • Healthcare Entrepreneur: Develop and launch innovative healthcare solutions, products, or services to address unmet needs.
  • Public Health Director/Officer: Lead and manage public health agencies and programs at local, state, or national levels.
  • Professor/Researcher: Conduct research on public health issues and contribute to the advancement of healthcare knowledge.

Explore your passions, leverage your skills, and embark on a rewarding career path with your M.B.A./M.P.H. dual degree. The world of healthcare awaits your contributions!

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the Masters of Business Administration/Master of Public Health program:

  • Leadership and Management in Health Organizations
  • Community Health Analysis
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Techniques in Financial Decision Making
  • Leadership and Ethics in a Global Environment

The dual Master of Business Administration(MBA)/Master of Public Health (MPH)/degree offers students the opportunity to combine advanced studies in leadership and public health. The program requires the successful completion of 64 credit hours—30 toward the MBA and 34 toward the MPH.

Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health Courses (MPH)

Courses include: PBHL, ACCT, ECON, MNGT

Graduate course descriptions

Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health – MBA/MPH – Online

Master of Public Health – MPH – Online

Master of Business Administration – MBA – Online


Student Testimonial

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Lashe’ James

Senior Customer Service Specialist

“Benedictine’s program provides students the best of both worlds. You can pursue your MPH and MBA and in the future you can find a career that focuses on one or applies to both which makes you an applicable candidate for many positions.”

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Lisle Campus
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 829-6000

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225 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(602) 888-5500

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