As your freshman year draws to a close, you’ll take an important professional step and declare a concentration in at least one of our principal fields of business. The concentration in Healthcare Management and Consulting offers students an opportunity to understand how this major sector of the U.S. economy works; to apply training in other areas like finance and marketing to managing healthcare problems and opportunities; to obtain a viable educational and career outlet for realizing their interests in advancing the social good; and to prepare for working, managing, and consulting in the healthcare industry.
Healthcare is an exciting and important industry, growing faster than any other, and its importance to society cannot be underestimated given its focus on helping people live longer and lead happier, higher-quality lives. Working in healthcare requires knowledge and skills in several cutting-edge areas such as service delivery innovation, process and quality improvement, talent management, analytics, and supply chain management.
Healthcare Management and Consulting is an interdisciplinary concentration that provides exposure to several different areas of business important for working in healthcare.
Find the full set of Healthcare Management and Consulting concentration requirements in Northeastern’s Course Catalog. Concentrations are taken as a complement to one of the business degree programs offered, including the BS in Business Administration and the BS in International Business. Upperclassmen: Please consult the Course Catalog appropriate to your class year and your academic advisor to ensure your coursework is on track.
“Healthcare is an exciting, growing industry where you can be a difference maker, whether it’s working in a hospital, health insurance plan, health or biotech company, or physician’s practice.”Timothy Hoff, Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy