Executive MBA News & Research
EMBA Class Travels Abroad to Study Universal Health Care System
Aubrn University's Physicians Executive MBA (PEMBA) class traveled aborad in June in an effort to better undersand and compare a universal heaht care system to the United States' current structure. The trip is part of the Comparative Healthcare Systems class inluded in curriculum. The trip began in Dubline, Ireland and concluded in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Auburn University’s Physicians Executive MBA program earned a No. 16 ranking from Modern Healthcare in its 13th annual survey of the nation’s top business graduate schools. Earlier this year, Modern Healthcare collected data from universities offering graduate degree programs for physician-executives. Participating institutions must be based in the U.S. and award MBAs or similar degrees that focus on physicians in order to qualify.
The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business’ online graduate program earned a No. 12
national ranking from U.S. News & World Report in a survey released Wednesday.
It marked the second-consecutive year that the college earned recognition in the magazine’s Best Online Programs ranking.
Harbert College of Business Dean and Wells Fargo Professor Bill Hardgrave stressed the importance of academia connecting to industry during a recent interview in London with European CEO Magazine.
Dr. Stanley Harris, who will become Associate Dean for Graduate and International Programs on July 1, is dedicated to maintaining the programs' excellence.
Augusta Vargas-Prada was one of 51 students earning an Executive MBA degree from the Auburn University College of Business on May 4.
Alain Gruber, Senior Vice President for Operations on The World: Residences at Sea, the largest privately-owned residential yacht on earth, is one of 51 EMBA students participating in weeklong on-campus residencies April 29-May 3. For Gruber, who will graduate in May, the College of Business’ executive program was the perfect choice to continue his education.
Thirty-seven Auburn University Physicians Executive MBA and seven Healthcare track Executive MBA students had the opportunity to learn about upcoming changes imposed by the Affordable Care Act, at the Medico-Legal Aspects of Healthcare: Emerging Policy Issues seminar in Washington, D.C., March 17-20.