American Univesity of Beirut


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dr. Abla Sibai.jpg"An innovative academic program to enhance the knowledge and skills of curre​nt and future generations of Health Care leaders" - Abla Sibai, M.Sc., PhD, Interim Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB

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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 Health Care Leadership

Innovative. Flexible. Regional

Program Overview

The Executive Master of 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 in a highly interactive modular blended learning format which takes approximately 18 months to complete. This flexible program is delivered through 15 intensive sessions, each of which is offered every five weeks. Each intensive session requires on-campus or residential attendance of 5 days, for a total of 75 residential days over the 18 months period.

The program totals 45 credit hours. Each credit hour consists of 12.5 hours of class instruction corresponding to 1.5 on-campus days. Each on-campus day consists of eight class hours of instruction. 

About the Program

Upcoming Sessions

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

About Application ​

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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