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Orthopaedic MBA

If you want to enter the orthpaedic industry or if you are currently in orthopaedics and looking for a more specialized education, Grace College’s Orthopaedic MBA program is a perfect opportunity for you!

In addition to online coursework, students will attend Orthopaedic Scholar Institutes every Friday. Fellows will work two six-month paid Fellowship rotations at local orthopaedic companies Monday-Thursday. Program participants will gain practical skills in the field, sharpen their business acumen, and graduate ready to make a valuable contribution to the orthopaedic industry.

Located in The Orthopedic Capital of the World®, the one-year hybrid program will pair students with Fellowships at local orthopaedic companies, where they will graduate ready to make a valuable contribution to the orthopaedic industry. The program’s first cohort has space for 12 students.

How to Apply

In order to be considered for enrollment in the Orthopaedic MBA at Grace, you must fulfill certain admission requirements. Below is a list of the requirements for the Master of Business Administration in Orthopaedics program.

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA: minimum 3.20
  • Complete the application process
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Interview process for recent graduates seeking a Fellowship.


Admission Requirements

  • Online Application

    After all parts of your application have been completed and received in our enrollment office, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee.

  • Transcript Request

    Request official transcripts from the school where you obtained your bachelor’s degree. If you are currently working on your degree, you can submit an unofficial transcript for admission until term completion, at which time an official transcript is required. Transcripts should be sent to admissions@grace.edu.

  • Acceptance Process

    When all of the steps have been completed, you will be advised of the Admissions Committee’s decision. The Admissions Committee may request that you submit additional materials and that you participate in the interview process.

  • Enrollment Deposit

    Upon acceptance, submit your $100 Enrollment Deposit to accept your offer of admission. Your $100 deposit will be credited to your student account. Welcome to the Grace College community!

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Ideal Fit

Unlock Opportunities

The Orthopaedic Master of Business Administration Online degree is perfect for those who want to grow their career.

Analytical Dedicated Adaptable Planners

Career Opportunities

New careers are within your grasp.

This Orthopaedic MBA Degree will equip you to do business.

  • Marketing Communications Specialist
  • Product Surveillance Specialist
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • HR Business Partner
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Sales Representative
  • Quality Engineer
  • Products Specialist
  • Development Engineer
Discover the Orthopaedic MBA at Grace College. Get a MBA orthopaedics degree in 1 year as a hybrid degree with included paid Fellowship.

This is a huge opportunity for those in the area who want to enter the orthopaedic industry as well as those currently working in orthopaedics with a desire to pursue more specialized education. The Orthopaedic MBA program combines a strong business education with Fellowships at multi-billion dollar global enterprises, giving students a world-class opportunity, so we expect the application process to be competitive.

Dr. Jeffrey Fawcett

dean of the School of Business at Grace

Curriculum Examples

Orthopaedic Foundations
Orthopaedic Anatomy and Physiology
Global Medical Device Regulation
Orthopaedic Scholar Institute I
Orthopaedic Scholar Institute II
Orthopaedic Scholar Institute III

Course Overview

The student will be introduced to the program and staff, as well as the larger campus community and the resources available to them. Additionally, the history of orthopaedic medical device manufacturing will be discussed, as well as current industry issues and the economic implications of being located in the "Orthopaedic Capital of the World". Students will follow the life of an orthopedic product from concept to obsolescence. Along the way, the role of the FDA and regulatory and clinical affairs will be showcased and orthopaedic careers will be explored in depth.

This course is an introduction to the general anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system and related structures. This course includes structural make-up, group composition, relationships, and location of each bone. Common types of fractures and treatments will be discussed. Also covered will be common pathologies and treatment options relevant to the orthopaedic industry in general.

The course is designed to provide an introduction to international regulatory affairs, including information on the skill set required, business culture and the status of global harmonization of regulations. The course will cover specifics of medical device registration in various markets, including the European Union, Canada, Australia, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Japan, South Korea, China, and selected countries that are currently developing a medical device regulatory system. The emphasis will be on premarket requirements for general medical devices.

Topics to be covered will relate to Marketing, Business Policy, and Statistical Techniques along with meeting industry leaders and learning about soft skills necessary to thrive in the orthopaedic industry.

Topics to be covered will relate to Ethics, Financial Management and Economics along with meeting industry leaders and learning about soft skills necessary to thrive in the orthopaedic industry.

Topics to be covered will relate to Human Recourses, Operations Management and Legal Issues along with meeting industry leaders and learning about soft skills necessary to thrive in the orthopaedic industry.

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