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American Association for Physician Leadership
American Association for Physician Leadership

University Partners

American Association for Physician Leadership® Education Partners

More About the Programs

First, you finish the association’s prerequisites and tests. After that, you can pick among five of the nation’s top universities to complete your post-graduate degree.

There's a Master of Medical Management program, plus an MBA with a focus in medical management and an MS in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management. The formats vary: some online, some in-person plus online. The programs are competitive and fill quickly, so you may want to apply even a few months before you finish your prerequisites. Choose from Indiana University (IUB) Kelley, UMass Amherst Isenberg, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Heinz, Thomas Jefferson and Philadelphia Universities, and Arizona State University (ASU).



Physician MBA Program

Focused at the intersection of business and medicine, the Physician MBA at the top-ranked Indiana University Kelley School of Business combines management and leadership fundamentals with strategic healthcare courses designed for physicians. The 21-month MBA blends online learning with monthly weekend sessions.

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Content

  • Healthcare-Focused Foundational Business Concepts
  • Process Analysis & Improvement (Lean Six Sigma Green Belt)
  • Healthcare Policy in Washington, DC
  • Healthcare Consulting and Organizational Projects

Program Begins

  • August

Application Deadline:

  • July 15

Time

  • 10 to 14 asynchronous hours per week, plus monthly in-person weekend sessions

Cost

  • $45,500 per year
  • 10% off tuition for AAPL members
  • CME credits awarded for every hour spent in class
  • Scholarships and employee sponsorship are available.

Contact

  • Susannah Gillan Gawor
  • 317-274-3855


MBA with a Focus in Medical Management

  • 11 courses for 34 credits
  • 100% online, asynchronous
  • All core courses offered every Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Admission on a rolling basis throughout the year

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Content

  • Practical business knowledge
  • Emphasis on experiential and collaborative learning;
    best practices
  • Curriculum integrates business analytics
  • Easily applied to healthcare

Program Begins

  • February, May and September

Application Deadline:

  • Jun. 1 for Fall
  • Oct. 1 for Spring
  • Feb. 1 for Summer

Time

  • 9-11 Hours per week, per class

Cost

  • $30,500
  • Pay as you go each semester at $832.50 per credit (discounted AAPL rate) plus registration fees and books

Contact

  • MaryBeth Kimball
  • 413-545-5626


Master of Medical Management

  • Hybrid 18-month course
  • (4) 4-½ Day on-campus sessions
  • Online and asynchronous delivery
  • Interactive sessions online and onsite

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Content:

  • Physician Leadership
  • Strategy Development
  • Management tools and methods with real world application
  • Healthcare provider and payer focus

Program Begins:

  • September (pre-work material mailed early July)

Application Deadline:

  • April 1
  • Completed applications including all required materials are reviewed on a rolling basis

Time:

  • 10-15 hours per week

Cost:

  • $47,500
  • Includes all materials and most meals

Contact:

  • Rebekah Apple
  • 412-268-8634

Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety Management

  • 30 Credit program with Capstone Project
  • 10 Online courses
  • Asynchronous delivery

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Content:

  • Health care quality
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient-Directed Care
  • Change Management
  • Health Systems Science
  • Population Health

Program Begins:

  • January and September

Application Deadline:

  • July for Fall start
  • November for Spring start

Time:

  • 10-14 hours per week, per course

Cost:

  • $33,010

Contact:

  • April Smith
  • 215-503-5305

Master of Science in Population Health

  • 30 Credit program with Capstone Project
  • 10 Online courses
  • Asynchronous delivery

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Content:

  • Health economics, risk, and finance
  • Health informatics
  • Health policy analysis and advocacy
  • Disease prevention and care management

Program Begins:

  • January and September

Application Deadline:

  • July for Fall start
  • November for Spring start

Time:

  • 10-14 hours per week, per course

Cost:

  • $33,000

Contact:

  • April Smith
  • 215-503-5305

Master of Science in the Science of Healthcare Delivery

  • 30 Credit program with Capstone Project
  • All online, asynchronous delivery and self-paced
  • Interactive with faculty and other learners

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Content:

  • High Value Team-based Patient Care
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Healthcare Systems Engineering
  • Population Health
  • Healthcare Economics and Policy
  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Informatics

Program Begins:

  • Five Entry Points per year

Application Deadline:

  • Jun. 1 for Fall
  • Oct. 1 for Spring
  • Feb. 1 for Summer

Time:

  • 10-15 hours per week throughout

Cost:

  • Includes 10% off Program fees for AAPL members
  • Textbooks and other university fees not included

Contact:


Master of Advanced Study in Health Informatics

  • 30 Credit program with Applied Project
  • All online, asynchronous delivery and self-paced
  • Interactive with faculty and other learners

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Content:

  • Develop Program Methodologies for Disease Prevention
  • Healthcare Treatment
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Healthcare Leadership

Program Begins:

  • Next start date: 01/09/2023
  • Total classes: 10
  • Weeks per class: 7.5
  • Total credit hours: 30

Application Deadline:

  • Oct. 1 for Spring
  • Feb. 1 for Summer
  • Jun. 1 for Fall

Cost:

  • Includes 10% off Program fees for AAPL members
  • Textbooks and other university fees not included

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The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) changed its name from the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) in 2014. We may have changed our name, but we are the same organization that has been serving physician leaders since 1975.

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