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Admission Steps and Processes

The Health Care MBA program seeks a high-quality student body that is diverse in academic backgrounds, job functions and employing organizations.

Healthcare MBA students listen in class

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or the equivalent from an international institution. The admissions committee will assess a variety of criteria that measure your demonstrated and potential abilities. We take a comprehensive view of your application and will evaluate each candidate on the following parameters:


Candidates are evaluated on their ability to draw on experience to contribute to the collaborative learning environment of their cohort. Successful candidates typically have a minimum of five years of work experience in the health care industry or a related field, and must provide evidence of leadership aptitude in the form of letters of recommendation, essays, descriptions of job responsibilities and the admissions interview. 


The Health Care MBA's rigorous curriculum requires advanced quantitative and qualitative skill development. The following criteria are used to evaluate academic readiness:

  1. Undergraduate performance
  2. Extensive, relevant work experience that demands the application of business principles in an on-the-job setting
  3. Participation in advanced degree or certification programs
  4. Letters of recommendation and essays that testify to a high level of academic preparedness and exceptional professional ability

Program Fit

Candidates must demonstrate an ability to link the curriculum to his or her professional objectives and to participate effectively in the shared learning of the cohort model. Program fit is evaluated throughout the admissions process and specifically assessed through the application essays and during the admissions interview.

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