Participants complete the PEMBA in a single year. The average time commitment is about 24 hours per week for readings and assignments, with classes one day a week, and most assignments relate directly to physicians’ daily work.
We convey a full, MBA degree in a efficient duration through catering to adult learning principles and projects. Prework covers the basic concepts, and we minimize lectures in favor of simulations, case studies and discussion exercises.
The program combines about 40 online learning sessions with four one-week residence periods (RPs) on the University of Tennessee campus.