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The Rotman School is a powerhouse in research, teaching and innovation in healthcare and the life sciences, making it an ideal place for professionals to build the skills and expertise they need to advance their careers and drive change in this rapidly-evolving sector.

What is the value of an MBA to those in healthcare and the life sciences?

Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences

Designed for working professionals, the GEMBA-HLS is an intensive 18-month program that immerses students in key healthcare clusters around the world. While learning from leading faculty and experienced sector leaders, students are guided through an in-depth assessment of their own capabilities, with the goal of helping them hone their own unique leadership style.

MD/MBA Combined Degree Program

The healthcare and life sciences sector demands a new generation of professionals who can address the innovations transforming this $8-trillion global industry. The MD/MBA combined degree program is designed for a select group of medical students with leadership potential and an appetite for driving change.

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Creative Destruction Lab – Health Stream

Since its launch in 2012, the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) has become one of the world’s fastest-growing venture labs. Over $1-billion in equity value has been created by participating ventures, which apply from top universities around the globe. Selected Rotman students, alongside some of Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs, provide ventures with strategic insights and business development support.

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Collaborative Specialization in Global Health

The Collaborative Specialization in Global Health (CSGH), University of Toronto Global Scholar – is designed to deepen the knowledge base of doctoral and masters students about multidisciplinary approaches to global health issues and challenges; to provide career training related to global health research and practice; and to help students develop research and practical skills.

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Collaborative Specialization in Public Health Policy

The Collaborative Specialization in Public Health Policy is a cross-disciplinary program providing graduate students with exemplary training program in public health policy. It will give students the capacity to contribute to the development, refinement, and evaluation of policies to address society’s pressing and emerging public health priorities.

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A significant number of faculty at the Rotman School include healthcare and life sciences in their research and teaching.