There is a high demand for professionals with both healthcare and business knowledge. The job growth for medical and health services managers nationwide is projected to grow by 20 percent between 2016 and 2026, and a master’s degree is a common requirement for these healthcare managerial roles.

The M.S. in Healthcare Management is designed to transform healthcare professionals into tomorrow’s leaders and help provide a path for career advancement. Professionals throughout the industry should enroll, including:

  • Experienced healthcare managers with a drive to be a leader in the field
  • Doctors, nurses, mental health professionals and allied health professionals looking to move into a healthcare management role
  • Healthcare professionals seeking to expand their earning potential

Application Deadline

Visit our academic calendar for the application deadline, as well as registration deadline and start/end dates per semester.

Admission Criteria

To be considered for MSU’s Master of Science in Healthcare Management, you must:

  • Be currently employed in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, physician associations, surgical centers, medical suppliers, assisted care facilities, device manufacturers, insurance companies, consulting, or public policy.
  • Have a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
  • Have a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.00 in the last two years of your program.
  • Have a high degree of potential for advancement to an organizational leadership role.
  • Have some background knowledge of and exposure to word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations.

Admission to the program is selective, and meeting the minimum standards listed does not guarantee admission. The applicant’s overall record is considered, including the student’s statement of objectives, recommendations, academic transcripts, and other documentation as required.

Application Requirements

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • $100 non-refundable application submission and transcript fee
  • All required application documents
    • Transcripts
      • Michigan State University transcripts are not required.
      • From other regionally or nationally accredited institutions, the official undergraduate transcript is required and must include a conferral date.
    • Three letters of recommendations from professional, work-related references, preferably supervisors.
    • A statement of purpose that describes relevant education and work experience, and describes how the applicant intends to apply the degree to his or her career to help achieve career goals. The statement should be 250–1,000 words.
    • Resume (with detailed work experience)

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For additional details on the Broad Master of Science in Healthcare Management program at MSU, complete our brief request form. We look forward to connecting.

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