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Auburn Physicians Executive MBA

SMA is proud to have partnered with Auburn University for more than 20 years in a continuing medical education capacity to offer graduate-level, healthcare-focused business education for their Physicians Executive MBA (PEMBA) Program.

Tailored specifically for your needs, Auburn’s PEMBA Program affords physicians the opportunity to earn a fully-accredited MBA degree with minimal interference with your professional demands.

Whether you want more control of your practice or want to assume a leadership position in healthcare, you will need to develop the skills to navigate the complicated business of medicine.

The 21- month cohort program features a blended delivery model for greater flexibility.


  • Online lectures: Asynchronous streaming video uploaded to an online learning platform for review at your convenience.
  • Five 3 1/2-day, on-campus residencies: Each provides the bulk of one course in a face-to-face classroom setting.
  • Two travel study experiences: Comparative healthcare trip abroad and Healthcare policy trip to Washington, DC.
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