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Dual Degree MBA + MScHQ

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Our MScHQ and MBA dual degree is the only program in Canada, offered by the Smith School of Business in conjunction with Health Quality Programs to address the growing need for interactions across disciplines, professions and communities. Join us on the forefront of improving healthcare quality, risk and safety in Canada and worldwide. Our program is designed to develop healthcare providers and administrators with a deeper understanding of the business of healthcare and to create innovative solutions to future healthcare challenges.

Students enrolled in the MBA and MScHQ dual degree program will have the option of taking both programs simultaneously. You can finish the dual degree program in 16 months if taken continuously by completing the first degree from January to December and then completing the second degree from July to April. Convocation for both programs will occur in May.

The MScHQ portion of the program is predominantly online with the exception of two (2) intensive weeks in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Typically, students will attend one (1) week in each year of the program. However, if you choose to complete both programs simultaneously, you will need to attend both intensive weeks in the same year occurring continuously in the same month.



Lauren Harmanmaa

MHSc, Reg. CAPLPO, S-LP(C)
Queen's University MBA/MScHQ Graduate 2017

"While the MBA has allowed me to develop skills in areas such as change management, value creation, financial management and analytical decision making, the MScHQ has fostered my understanding of quality, risk and safety in healthcare. Together, the MBA and MScHQ have allowed me to develop a vast network both within and outside of healthcare and have provided me with a unique perspective of the healthcare industry."

Nicole Magda
MHSc
Queen's University MBA/MScHQ Graduate 2018 

"Both from a networking and educational perspective, the dual degree opened my horizons and provided invaluable opportunities for personal development. While the MBA afforded me the chance to foster my business acumen in areas such as analytical decision making, entrepreneurship, and project management, the MScHQ furthered my knowledge in the areas of quality, risk and safety in healthcare. Together, the MBA and MScHQ have set me up for an impactful and exciting career in healthcare."