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This is the future of health care – a world with innovative health systems, improved teamwork and sensemaking, and tech that improves patient outcomes. You can make that future possible.

Careers Focused on Human Advancement

The business of health care is vital to the ongoing health of our economy, the sustainability of our communities and social structures, and the personal well-being of every human being. It is both a career and a noble calling.

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    Students in colleges and schools across the Forty Acres are learning about the health care ecosystem and the opportunities for innovation at every system level.
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    Our graduate curriculum focuses on innovation, ecosystem, and analytics taught by award-winning Texas McCombs faculty in partnership with UT Dell Med and the College of Pharmacy.
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    In partnership with researchers from a diverse range of disciplines, Texas McCombs faculty are creating knowledge that is revolutionizing the dynamics and approaches of health care delivery.

Campus to Community

The Health Care Innovation Initiative sponsors 15 community projects each semester, pairing students with local and regional health care providers to work on real-world issues. Providers include Dell Medical School, Dell-Seton Medical Center, and clinics around the state. Representative projects:


  • Business analysis and market validation for an-home STI testing kits
  • Clinic evaluation and patient surveys
  • Safe sleep practices and patient observation
  • Opioid disposal and optimal opioid stewardship
  • Length of stay study
  • Patient outreach for HIV clinic change
  • Stroke treatment and evaluation


Submit a Project


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    Health Informatics and Health IT

    This nine-week certificate program has a job placement rate of over 90 percent.
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    MS in Health Care Transformation

    This one-year program is designed for working health care professionals.
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    The Value Institute for Health Care

    Intended to transform health care implementation, education, and thought leadership, this institute is a joint program with UT.
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    The Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

    With a leading-edge curriculum focused on improving health locally and a bold vision for accelerating research, The Dell Medical School educates a new kind of doctor—the physician prepared for the future.


We are always on the lookout for real-world problems for our students to work on, either as practicum projects in our Healthcare Management or Social Entrepreneurship courses or as summer internships.