LSE-Chicago Double Executive Master's in Health Policy
LSE-Chicago Double Executive Master's in Health Policy
The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the London School of Economics and Political Science

Solutions to
global health challenges
require global thinking.

 

LSE-CHICAGO DOUBLE EXECUTIVE MASTERS IN
HEALTH POLICY

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ABOUT

With many countries now spending more than 10% of their GDP on health care, there is an increasing demand for professionals with expertise in health policy and economics. The LSE-Chicago Double Executive Masters in Health Policy helps meet this global demand by preparing mid-career executives create solutions to significant healthcare issues, and manage large programs in the private, public, and government sectors.

The world’s first transatlantic Executive Masters focused exclusively on health policy, economics, and management, the program will equip health care policy leaders and influencers with the necessary skills to transition to the next step in their careers and deliver transformative impact globally.

The unique international partnership between the London School of Economics and the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy offers two leading institutions delivering health and public policy thought leadership, brought to life by world-class faculty at the heart of policy decision-making and research.

As part of the Double Executive Masters, your training will immerse you in two world-class cities with thriving healthcare sectors. You will benefit from actionable insights, develop a global network of influential colleagues connected through a passion to advance the healthcare industry, and be at the forefront of shaping the global healthcare landscape.


 William Rainey Harper Memorial Library at the University of Chicago

William Rainey Harper Memorial Library at the University of Chicago

 

THE PROGRAM


Simultaneously earn a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and a Master of Science in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Tailored to serve ambitious, mid-career health professionals around the world, the Double Executive Master’s in Health Policy complements the body of knowledge of practitioners working in the health care and health-related industries with a strong foundation in global health policy and economics.

Designed for working executives, the double master’s program will be taught evenly between Chicago and London in compressed, executive-style teaching modules. The two-year program consists of four two-to-three-week modules completed in person and two summer practicums completed remotely. 

In each year of the two-year program, participants spend two to three weeks in London in the fall and two to three weeks in Chicago in the spring, working through an intensive curriculum that covers foundations in global health policy and health care economics, including health care finance, measuring health system performance, pharmaceutical economics, health policy analysis, and negotiation and advocacy in health policy, among other topics. 

The first year of the program culminates in a capstone project completed during summer 2019, and the second year concludes with a written dissertation in spring 2020.

Upon successful completion of the program, participants are awarded two degrees: a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and a Master of Science in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

 

THE BENEFITS


 
 

Learn about market trends in health economics and health policy.

 

Understand the impact of market-related and non-market forces on health policy.

 
 

Discover key indicators and outcomes on the intersection of markets and policy as related to health care industries.

Gain insights into international debates on global health care systems.

 
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DEGREES CONFERRED


From the University of Chicago

Master of Arts in Public Policy

From the London School of Economics

Master of Science in Health Economics and Policy

WHO SHOULD ENROLL?


Senior state and national public health officials

 

Leaders in the pharmaceutical industry

 

Senior leaders at health insurance companies

 
 

Senior leaders in national and global healthcare organizations

Administrators and practitioners in state hospital systems

 
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