Master's Degree in the Leadership of Healthcare Organizations

Admission Requirements

The Leadership of Healthcare Organizations degree is a unique part time or full time graduate program designed to strengthen future healthcare leaders understanding of complex business, management, and policy issues with a focus on leadership and clinical process improvement. This program accepts International applicants and supports the F-1 student visa.

Program Admission Requirements

Items considered during the admissions review:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, or the equivalent, with training comparable in standard and content to that provided by the University of California
  • No GRE/GMAT required to apply
  • Minimum undergraduate/post-baccalaureate record
    (a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the final two years of study expected)
  • Minimum of three years of professional work expected, (five years preferred), in health care or a related field. (Internship experience counts)
  • Completion of online application for graduate admission
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Compelling statement of purpose including a description of individual strengths and interests and how the program will benefit the applicant professionally
  • Strength of the letters of recommendation (3 required). At least one should be from a relevant employer.
  • TOEFL  or IELTS scores (International Applicants) (we require a minimum score of 80 on TOEFL exam and a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS exam)
Intended Audience

The master’s degree in the Leadership of Healthcare Organizations is designed for individuals across all healthcare fields and clinical or administrative professions, including medicine, nursing, mental health, dentistry, insurance, and the bio-tech and pharmaceutical industries. The program is most beneficial to:

  • Nursing Professionals
  • Physicians
  • Administrative or clinical managers in the healthcare field
  • Allied health professionals
  • Healthcare executives
  • Senior staff at pharmaceutical, insurance, or other healthcare product/service companies

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