American University of Beirut

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"Where Health Care Leaders seek academic excellence" - Kassem Kassak, MPH, PhD, EMHCL Director, Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB

Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership (EMHCL)

Innovative. Flexible. Regional

Program Overview

The Executive Master in Healthcare Leadership (EMHCL) is designed for professionals who have significant responsibility in the healthcare sector; including those from care delivery, pharmaceutical and product manufacturing, healthcare consulting, health management systems, insurance, patient advocacy, public health, policy and regulation institutions. The program seeks to identify a highly qualified and diverse student cohort. Candidates representing a broad range of experience in the healthcare sector are chosen for each cohort to ensure a rich peer-to-peer learning experience.

Program Delivery

The EMHCL Program is delivered through an online, asynchronous format designed specifically for professionals who hold significant responsibility in the healthcare sector. This program offers flexibility and convenience, allowing participants to balance their demanding roles while completing the program in approximately 18 months. With a focus on accommodating the schedules of these dedicated professionals, the program includes one interactive synchronous session per week facilitated by our highly experienced multilingual faculty.

During these interactive sessions, participants have the opportunity to engage with a diverse cohort, including professionals from various healthcare sectors. This collaborative environment fosters the sharing of worldwide and regional experiences, providing valuable insights into healthcare management practices across different contexts.

With a total of 45 credit hours, the EMHCL Program ensures a comprehensive and rigorous educational experience. Each credit hour encompasses approximately three hours per week of engaging lectures, in- depth case studies, and other academic work designed to enhance participants' knowledge and skills.

This innovative learning approach, combined with interactive sessions and a robust credit hour structure, equips professionals in the EMHCL Program with the advanced expertise necessary to excel in their roles and make a meaningful impact in the dynamic healthcare field. 

About the Program

Upcoming Sessions

Our courses and the dates of the upcoming sessions will be announced soon.​

Application Form

The application form will be available soon.

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EMHCL Brochure

Contact Us

Tel: +961-1-350000

Ext. 4680​


Mailing address

Faculty of Health Sciences

American University of Beirut

P.O.Box 11-0236

Riad El-Solh/ Beirut 1107 2020​

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