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Two UT institutions partner to provide a unique opportunity to learn about management and public health. Completers will earn a Masters of Business Administration Degree from UT Permian Basin and a graduate certificate in Public Health from the UT Health Science Center-Houston. 

  • UT Permian Basin's College of Business is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International 
  • UTHealth's School of Public Health is accredited by Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). 

The curriculm requires 46 total hours, 15 course. A course can be taken on campus or online. The Public Health Certificate courses are available online. 

MBA with Public Health Certificate Requirements

UTPB Courses (27 credit hours)

  • ACCT 6301: Accounting Analysis (a)Shared with MPH Program
  • FINA 6320: Financial Analysis (b)Shared with MPH Program
  • MNGT 6260: Organizational Behavior (c)Shared with MPH Program
  • ACCT 6311 or MNGT 6311: Information Management Systems
  • MNGY 6301: Legal Environment of Business
  • MNGT 6361: Business Research Methods
  • MNGT 6366: Strategic Management – Shared with MPH Program
  • MNGT 6301: International Business
  • MRKT 6310: Marketing Management

UTHealth School of Public Health MPH – Healthcare Management (36 credits)

  • PH/PHW 1690L: Introduction to Biostatistics in Public Health (4 cr.) (d)Shared with MBA Program
  • PHM/PHWM 2612L: Epidemiology I
  • PHM/PHWM 3715L: Management and Policy Concepts in Public Health
  • PHM/PHWM 1110L: Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
  • PHWM 2110L: Public Health Ecology & the Human Environment
  • PHM 5051: Introduction to Qualitative Research in Public Health (2 cr.)
  • PH 3736L: Healthcare Payment Systems and Policy – Shared with MBA Program
  • PH 3738: Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • PHM 3746: Evaluation and Improvement of Healthcare Quality – Shared with MBA Program
  • PH 3747L: Healthcare Operations Management (2 cr.) (e)Shared with MBA Program
  • PH 9997: Practicum
  • Integrative Learning Experience

Total credits for the MBA and MPH is 63

  1. ACCT 6301: Accounting Analysis is used to meet UTHealth SPH MPH learning objectives in PHM 3718L: Accounting for Healthcare Management.
  2. FINA 6320: Financial Analysis is used to meet UTHealth SPH MPH learning objectives in PHM 3720L: Healthcare Finance.
  3. MNGT 6360: Organizational Behavior is used to meet UTHealth SPH MPH learning objectives in PHM 3744: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in Health Service Organizations.
  4. MNGT 6366 is used to meet UTHealth 3735: Healthcare Strategic Management
  5. PH/PHW 1690L: Introduction to Biostatistics in Public Health is used to meet UTPB MBA learning objectives in MNGT 6303: Analytic Models for Decision Making.
  6. PH 3747L: Healthcare Operations management is used to meet UTPB MBA learning objectives in MNGT 6320: Production and Operations Management.
  7. PH 3736L, PH 3738, PH 3738, or PHM 3746 will meet the UTPB MBA elective requirement.

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