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Kent State University Introduces a Specialized MBA Program for Health Care Executives (07/30/2009)

To support the substantial health care industry in Northeast Ohio, Kent State University is launching a new MBA program for health care executives. All courses in the program include health care content and are taught by teams of professors and health care practitioners. The curriculum will prepare students for careers as administrators of health care organizations.

The program is designed for the busy lives of experienced health care professionals. Classes meet once a month at the University Center on the Kent State Stark Campus, located at 6000 Frank Ave. NW in North Canton. Class sessions begin Thursday evening and run through Saturday afternoon. Assignments and other lectures and class discussions take place online. Participants complete their degrees in 21 months.

According to Robert Krampf, academic program coordinator for the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management, “Kent State’s new MBA for Health Care Executives is one of very few such programs offered in the United States. It’s designed to help experienced professionals in the health care industry expand their business knowledge in a health care context and advance their careers.”

Classes begin October 14, 2009. To learn more about this new program or to register for an upcoming information session, interested health care professionals can visit

Information Sessions
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 8 a.m. – Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron
Monday, Aug. 10, 6:30 p.m. – Kent State Stark Campus, North Canton
Wednesday, Aug. 19 – 6:30 p.m. – Hilton Garden Inn, Twinsburg

The Kent State Executive MBA program that the new Health Care MBA is based on has been ranked by CEO Magazine as one of the top-tier programs in North America. The Graduate School of Management at Kent State has also achieved quality distinction through 54 years of continued accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the international accrediting association for business schools. Only 15 percent of business schools receive AACSB accreditation.

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Media contacts:

Bob Krampf                            Kevin Brosien
330-672-1176                          330-672-8589        


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