Healthcare Consulting

Overview of the Role

Healthcare Consulting requires individuals use strategic business approaches to help drive solutions for healthcare firms, pharmaceutical companies and even major hospitals and insurance providers. To become more efficient -- and thus more profitable -- healthcare organizations have hired consultants to inform them of best practices and emerging strategies. Healthcare Consultants are often asked to assess operations, profit margins and personnel structure of an organization to provide suggestions for improvement.

What Recruiters Want

Recruiters for jobs in Healthcare Consulting look for an array of skills, including:

  • Demonstrated quantitative analysis skills
  • Interest in the healthcare industry, prior experience helps students get noticed
  • Demonstrated verbal and written interpersonal skills
  • A comfort with facilitating and negotiating critical conversations

Sample Hiring Companies

IBM, Kurt Salmon, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Students at Goizueta choose from a variety of elective opportunities in the area of Healthcare Consulting, including:

Rollins School of Public Health Courses

Only two may count toward degree requirements

  • Intro to the US Healthcare System
  • Health Policy and Resources Allocation
  • Health Outcomes