DPT/MBA Dual-degree Program

Rockhurst University’s Helzberg School of Management has collaborated with the College of Health and Human Services to offer a dual Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Business Administration degree. 

The dual DPT/MBA degree program provides leadership and management concepts to show you are ready to not only be a health care professional, but to lead and manage other professionals and even start and run your own private clinic. 


  • Program consists of 30 MBA credit hours (excluding prerequisites) – this is 2 credit hours less than our traditional MBA program w/ healthcare concentration
  • Less total credit hours means a cost savings of approximately $1,600
  • Complete BOTH degrees within three years
  • Most courses are two-credit-hour, eight-week courses that meet one night per week or online
  • Prepares DPT students to start and manage their own clinic and take on senior and executive roles in health care administration