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About Health Sector Management

The Center for Health Sector Management (HSM) at the Fuqua School of Business is committed to preparing impactful leaders by providing practical skills, insights from cutting-edge research, a robust ethical framework, and pioneering strategies to improve the effectiveness, quality, and accessibility of healthcare services.

Building on Duke University’s longstanding excellence in education, research, and clinical care, HSM develops leaders poised to innovate and drive change in health care. The HSM Certificate is an integral part of the Daytime, Weekend Executive, and Global Executive MBA Programs.

HSM students benefit from extracurricular and co-curricular events and programs that complement their academic experience and deepen their understanding of health care. Armed with a comprehensive knowledge of the industry, practical skills, and an expansive professional network, HSM graduates assume roles in esteemed public and private organizations, becoming leaders of consequence.

Ridley for about page“Health care has a major impact on our well-being and budgets. Furthermore, health care technology and regulation are always changing. In Duke’s HSM program, we help you stay ahead of trends and provide fundamental tools of economics and strategy. With this knowledge you’ll have opportunities to make important contributions in business and society.”

David Ridley, PhD
Faculty Director, Health Sector Management