Prepare to Lead in Health Care:
Transform Your Career, Your Organization
& Health Care Delivery

The Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) degree at Dartmouth College offers physician and executive leaders the strong foundation and the advanced skills and knowledge they need to design and lead crucial transformations within their organizations and across the health care industry.

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  • The 12-month degree program allows you to advance your career while gaining an exceptional Ivy-League education.
  • Students at Dartmouth share perspectives and learn from a tightly-focused, highly relevant curriculum that brings the best of an MBA and an MPH.
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  • Our students work in vitally important positions with strenuous demands on their time. They come from diverse backgrounds within health care, from physicians to administrators to policymakers and insurance executives. They are drawn to Dartmouth to grow new capabilities with immediate payoff and long term impact on their careers and on the organizations in which they work.
  • The hybrid structure of the MHCDS program blends brief on-campus periods of networking and relationship building with flexible, online coursework—to allow you to develop leadership skills and cutting-edge knowledge without compromising your career.
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Join the Best Minds in Health Care

The best teaching and research faculty from the Tuck School of Business and the Geisel School of Medicine blends with a cohort of professional students with their own expertise to create an incubator and accelerator of innovative solutions to the challenges faced in health care today.
  • Class of 2018

    Kyle Hair, MHCDS

    Division Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
    Food and Drug Administration

    “I have developed relationships with people who are at the top of their field, exhibiting all forms of leadership – from physicians, and policy experts to CEOs and CMOs – I am confident in the fact that I am leaving with a 'Swiss Army knife' portfolio of experts who I can call upon at any time for their perspectives and ideas.”

  • Faculty

    Katherine Milligan, MBA, PhD

    Program Director, MHCDS
    Dartmouth College

    “My faculty colleagues at Geisel and Tuck cherish the opportunity to work with such talented and experienced students. The brief residential sessions are intense by design as they help build the tight community of students and faculty, which makes the online portion of the program so effective.”

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