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Even before the emergence of COVID-19, healthcare was one of the fastest growing industries in the nation, if not the world. Now, with an even more critical focus, UCLA Anderson has expanded its healthcare-related research and course offerings to meet the needs of this rapidly-changing area, in addition to our usual variety of healthcare programs and events. Explore all of our healthcare offerings below.
What’s Happening in Healthcare at Anderson

Students Focused on Healthcare

Healthcare Specialization
“Whether students are interested in healthcare products (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices) and/or services (consulting, provider, payer), our healthcare curriculum offerings prepare students for successful careers in health-related fields. Courses provide both general management skills, as well as industry-specific knowledge of healthcare strategic management.”

Four courses needed for specialization: MGMT 245 and three electives from the list below

REQUIRED: MGMT 245: Business of Healthcare


ELECTIVE: Policy M269: Healthcare Finance

ELECTIVE: MGMT XXX (TBD): Strategy and Competition in Healthcare

ELECTIVE: MGMT 298: Healthcare Analytics

ELECTIVE: Nursing 267: Healthcare Policy

ELECTIVE: MGMT 275: Healthcare Innovation/Technology

ELECTIVE: Policy M241: Economics of Health Policy

ELECTIVE: Law 326: Health Law and Policy

ELECTIVE: MGMT XXX (TBD): Additional Topics (Each course is 2 units or a half course)

Healthcare joint degree programs are available
with our top-ranked UCLA graduate schools

David Geffen School of Medicine: MBA/M.D.

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Fielding School of Public Health: MBA/MPH

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Other UCLA Anderson Healthcare Student Educational Opportunities

Business Creation Option
UCLA Biodesign Fellowship

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Faculty Focused on Healthcare
Fernanda Bravo
Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Keith Chen
Associate Professor of Economics
Hengchen Dai
Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations and Behavioral Decision Making
Craig Fox
Professor Harold Williams Chair in Management
Ashvin Gandhi
Assistant Professor of Strategy
Noah J. Goldstein
Professor of Management and Organizations; Bing ('86) and Alice Liu Yang Endowed Term Chair
Ariella Herman
Senior Lecturer in Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Jennifer Kao
Assistant Professor of Strategy
Ian Larkin
Associate Professor of Strategy
Marvin Lieberman
Elisa Long
Associate Professor
Velibor Misic
Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Jennifer McCaney
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Kumar Rajaram
Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management; William E. Leonhard Chair in Management
Auyon Siddiq
Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Suzanne Shu
Associate Professor of Marketing
Victor Tabbush
Adjunct Professor Emeritus
Melanie Wasserman
Assistant Professor of Economics
Healthcare Research
Healthcare and Behavioral Economics
Women and Healthcare
Research and Development
Healthcare Operations
Healthcare Pricing and Financing
Other Research
Healthcare Research in the UCLA Anderson Review
Centers and Healthcare

Price Center

The Healthcare Executive Program builds leadership and management skills of executives of community health centers (CHCs), AIDS service organizations (ASOs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) that are devoted to expanding the quality and quantity of care, treatment and support delivered to underserved and vulnerable populations nationwide.


The Los Angeles Global Health Conference- co-sponsor. This annual global health conference hosted in Southern California brought together around 300 individuals from various disciplines across academia, NGOs, business, and the public sector to discuss the current status of world health and provided an interactive educational forum to discuss innovative ways to tackle health disparities—locally and globally.


HEALTHCARE BUSINESS CASE COMPETITION Students from all UCLA graduate programs were invited to apply in teams of three to five members and create a solution for a problem in healthcare that will measurably benefit society by leveraging the four frontiers of technology: artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR), internet of things (IoT) blockchain.