MA in Biomedical Leadership

Biomedical related businesses benefit from administrative persons who both understand the science of biomedicine as well as the business of administration. Graduates from our MA in biomedical leadership track find entry-level administrative positions within health care institutions such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, biotech industries, etc. The administrative portion of this track draws upon EMU’s well-known MBA program for the business administration courses while the specific health-care related portion of this track draws upon EMU’s outstanding MSN in Leadership and Management program.

Course Schedule (48 hours for MA)

Biomedical core courses (30 semester hours and 2-3 hours of electives)

Approved Graduate Business and Nursing Courses for MA in Biomedical Leadership (minimum 9 hours plus 6 SH of MBA, MSN or Leadership electives and 3 SH of general electives)

Starred courses are required track courses:
BML 510 (OLS 510) Leadership and Management for the Common Good (3)
*BML 600 (OLS 600) Comparative Perspectives on Business and Society (3)
BML 610 (OLS 610) Strategic Marketing Management (3)
*BML 615 (NURS 515) The Health Care Delivery System (3)
BML 616 (NURS 516) Application of Legal & Ethical Principles to Health Care (3)
BML 621 (OLS 621) Technology, Information, and Data Analysis (3)
*BML 626 (NURS 626) Managing in a Complex Health Environment (3)
BML 628 (OLS 530) Organizational Behavior (3)
BML 648 (MBA 648) Project Management and Grant Writing (3)
BML 658 (MBA 660) Stewardship, Innovation, & Social Entrepreneurship (3)

BML 600 and BML 615 recommended.

Additional graduate level courses in education, business, nursing, counseling, Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, or seminary may be selected as electives.

Prerequisite Courses

Undergraduate science course program requirements (or equivalents)

For full admission to graduate status, students must have completed (23 SH):

Two general biology courses with laboratories (8 SH)
Two general chemistry courses with laboratories (8 SH)
One organic chemistry course with laboratory (4 SH) OR
One general physics course with laboratory (4 SH)
One mathematics course (calculus) (3 SH)


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