Ryan Mancari ‘11 MBA, Healthcare Management now the Health System Specialist, Office of the Chief of Staff, Veterans Health Administration U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office
MBA in Healthcare Management
The MBA in Healthcare Management consists of 48 credits, which are used on seven core courses, seven advanced courses and two electives. Full-time students generally complete the healthcare management MBA program in two years or less, whereas part-time students generally complete the program in two to four years. Many students accelerate their completion through accepted waivers for courses completed at other schools.
We also offer joint programs with out partner colleges in the fields of healthcare and pharmaceuticals. More information on these programs can be found on our Joint Program Page
General Admission Requirements
Admission is based upon evidence of intellectual achievement, motivation and aptitude. All students must have, or be a candidate for, an undergraduate degree from an accredited college before applying for graduate admission status. A grade average of B (3.0 cumulative index) or better in undergraduate work is expected for admission. Students with advanced degrees or substantial graduate work will also be judged on the record of previous graduate accomplishments.
Application materials for all MBA programs:
- official college transcript(s)
- three letters of recommendation
- GMAT/GRE scores (may not be needed for applicants with work experience, graduate degrees or other practical/applied skill sets; the LSAT may be used in lieu of the GMAT for students applying to the JD/MBA program)
- TOEFL or IELTS score (see additional details below)
- certificate of finance to receive an I-20
English Language Ability:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) — Must score a minimum of 213 on the computer-based test, 550 on the paper-based test or 80 on the Internet-based test. Non-U.S. applicants who have not studied for at least two years in an English-speaking program must also submit an official TOEFL score.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) — Must have an overall score of 6.5 (with a potential request for a telephone interview).
Healthcare is one of the world's fastest growing industries. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects that employment for medical and health service managers will grow by 22% over the next decade.
|Among MBA in Healthcare Management Graduates looking for jobs:|
|Percent placed by time of graduation||86%||74%||62%||84%||80%||71%||67%||50%|
|Percent placed by three months post graduation||95%||85%||85%||95%||90%||86%||78%||67%|
|Percent placed by six months post graduation||100%||91%||93%||95%||90%||100%||100%||83%|
|The total graduating class is defined as all MBA students graduating during the 12 months ending June 30th.|
All students applying for Business School programs will automatically be considered for merit based scholarships and need not fill out a separate scholarship form. Tuition or course waivers may also be awarded based on undergraduate work.
Available scholarships include:
- Fellowship Scholarship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) - $10,000
- Dean's Scholarship (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) - $15,000
- Presidential Scholarship (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) - $25,000
- Trustees Scholarship (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) - $50,000
*GRE scores can be considered for scholarship. All GRE scores are converted to a GMAT equivalent score to be evaluated.
Scholars Program - The Scholars Program at Clarkson University is designed to recognize students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and professional excellence. Students who are accepted into the program receive up to $25,000 in tuition scholarship and the opportunity to replace two electives with a research project completed in conjunction with a faculty mentor.
Additional merit based scholarships may be awarded.
Learn more about financial aid, costs and scholarships: https://www.clarkson.edu/graduate-admissions/admissions/financial-aid-costs-scholarships