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Public Health | Business Administration

Master of Public Health | MBA

With a dual degree in Business Administration and Public Health (MBA/MPH), you’ll be prepared for leadership in the health services industry at the local, national, and international levels.

This unique degree integrates dynamic education from the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management and CGU’s School of Community and Global Health. It combines comprehensive knowledge and competencies in public health sciences and state-of-the-art business practices. You’ll draw on the collective expertise of world-class faculty at both institutions, and you will find among them academic and career mentors. You will study specialized courses to intersect scientific advancement and private enterprise; be prepared to improve public health and the profit margin of organizations devoted to serving the needs of local, regional and global communities. As a graduate, you’ll transfer strategic thinking, scientific know-how, and leadership and managerial skills to rapidly changing environments and global health challenges in the 21st century.

Program Highlights
  • MPH/MBA alumni succeed in a wide range of professional fields, including pharmaceutical marketing, health care marketing, health care consulting, hospital administration, managed care, biotechnology, and health care-related nonprofit work.
  • The proximity to local health departments in Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties provides many employment and educational opportunities for students.
  • Your MBA degree is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the highest standard for business education.
  • Your MPH degree is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health and maintains membership in the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health.

Program At-a-glance

  • Master of Public Health | MBA

    degree awarded

  • In Person

    modality

  • Spring, Summer, Fall

    program start

  • 3 years | full time*

    estimated completion time

Areas of Concentration

  • Strategy

    Study core concepts, frameworks, and techniques of strategic management that will prepare you for a career in consulting, project management, and more.

  • Finance

    Explore finance management concepts that teach you how to invest, where to obtain funds, and how capital markets work.

  • Marketing

    Develop a critical understanding of key marketing concepts and gain analytical and evaluative skills to inform strategic marketing decision making.

  • Leadership

    Focus on improving organizational effectiveness through the better management of people and systems.

  • Global Management

    Prepare for the challenges of managing in a global economy by examining organizations, markets and institutions from a multi-national perspective.

  • Leadership & Management

    Gain an understanding of leadership skills and be able to apply public health principles to health problems in local and international settings.

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Michael Mirabella

Director of Recruitment for the Drucker School of Management

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Regina Wang Lee

Director of Recruitment for the School of Community & Global Health

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Faculty

  • Stewart Donaldson

    Stewart I. Donaldson

    Distinguished University Professor
    Executive Director, Claremont Evaluation Center
    Executive Director, The Evaluators' Institute (TEI)

    Research Interests

    Positive Organizational Psychology, Health/Well-Being & Positive Functioning Across Cultures, Program Design & Re-Design, Culturally Responsive Theory-Driven Measurement & Evaluation

  • Portrait of C Anderson Johnson

    C. Anderson Johnson

    Professor
    Founding Dean, School of Community & Global Health

    Research Interests

    Transnational prevention of tobacco, alcohol, and drug abuse, HIV-AIDS, and obesity; Community-based substance abuse prevention; Social and environmental influences on health; Community and mass media approaches to health

  • Paula Palmer

    Paula Healani Palmer

    Associate Professor of Community and Global Health
    Director of the PhD in Health Promotion Sciences program

    Research Interests

    Determinants of health among ethnically diverse populations; Community-based participatory research among under-served, underrepresented populations; Health of Pacific Islanders and South Asians; Technology applications for health behavior interventions; Tobacco control, mental health, disaster management, health of migrants and indigenous peoples; Maternal and child health

  • Portrait of Darleen Peterson

    Darleen V. Peterson

    Professor of Practice, Community and Global Health
    Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
    Director of the Certificate and Master of Public Health (MPH) programs

    Research Interests

    Evaluation of Health Communication Campaigns, Effects of Pro- and Anti-Tobacco and Alcohol Marketing; Public Health Education Accreditation

  • Kim Reynolds

    Kim D. Reynolds

    Professor

    Research Interests

    Nutrition and physical activity, Health promotion and disease prevention, Diabetes and obesity

  • Portrait of Alan Stacy

    Alan Stacy

    Professor
    Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

    Research Interests

    Application of theories and methods of human memory; Cognitive neuroscience and social cognition to health behavior: etiology, prevention, and media effects; Translation of basic research to field research, high-risk populations, and prevention; Validation issues in assessment

  • Portrait of Bin Xie

    Bin Xie

    Professor of Community and Global Health
    Director of the Applied Biostatistics (MS) program

    Research Interests

    Obesity prevention; Tobacco control; Diet, physical activity, body image in adolescents; Psychological adjustment to obesity; Diabetes and cancer; Application of statistical analysis in prevention research

  • Portrait of Michelle Bligh

    Michelle Bligh

    Executive Vice President & Provost
    Professor of Organizational Behavior

    Research Interests

    Leadership, Organizational Culture, Charismatic Leadership

  • Portrait of Jean lipman-Blumen

    Jean Lipman-Blumen

    Professor of Organizational Behavior
    Former Thornton F. Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy

    Research Interests

    Achieving styles, Crisis management, Gender roles, Leadership, Organizational behavior

  • Portrait of Jeremy Hunter

    Jeremy Hunter

    Associate Professor of Practice
    Founding Director, Executive Mind Leadership Institute

    Research Interests

    Mindfulness, Self-management, Executive mind

  • Portrait of Katharina Pick

    Katharina Pick

    Clinical Associate Professor

    Research Interests

    Organizational behavior, Teams, Organizational theory, Leadership, Corporate governance, Power and influence

  • Jay Prag

    Jay Prag

    Clinical Full Professor
    Academic Director
    Faculty Coordinator, Center for Business & Management of the Arts

    Research Interests

    Corporate Finance, Investments, Economics of Strategy, Macroeconomics

  • Portrait of Vijay Sathe

    Vijay Sathe

    C.S. & D.J. Davidson Chair and Professor of Management

    Research Interests

    Family business, Mindful revitalization, Creative economy, The Effective Executive, Managing Change

  • Hideki Yamawaki

    Hideki Yamawaki

    Ito Chair of International Business and Professor of Management

    Research Interests

    Design Thinking, Competitive Strategy, International Business, International Trade, and Foreign Direct Investment

Application Guidelines

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