Master of Science in Healthcare Management Degree

Master of Science in Healthcare Management Admissions Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of professional experience (preferably in healthcare).
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree or RN degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.       
           * Low GPA Petition may be submitted if the cumulative 3.0 GPA requirement is not met.
  • GMAT or GRE Test Scores
        Option 1: Send official scores to SOM Graduate Admissions (address listed below).
        Option 2: Apply for a GMAT or GRE waiver.
             Waivers are considered but not guaranteed for those who meet one or more of the following requirements:        
                       * Graduated from the Certificate in Healthcare Management with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5       
                       * Hold a MD, DO, DDS or DMD degree and have five years professional experience post degree.        
                       * Hold a baccalaureate degree and have 7 years or more years experience

 International Student Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of professional experience (preferably in healthcare).
  • Hold a 4 year degree equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree.
  • TOEFL scores may be required if the foreign degree was not instructed in English.Accepted TOEFL Scores:Paper-based exam: 625 or betterInternet-based exam: 106 or betterComputer-based exam: 263 or better.


Application Materials and Process:

  • Complete the online Healthcare Management Certificate application.
             *Apply at:
  • Pay the $70 non-refundable application fee.
  • Submit a current resume or CV to
  • Answer the 500-750 word educational and professional goals statement. Attach the statement to the online application or email it to
  • Provide contact information for two professional references as part of the online application.
  • Provide official transcripts from every college or university ever attended (including community colleges). Mail transcripts to:SOM Graduate Admissions, L102GSOregon Health & Science University3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park RoadPortland, OR 97239-3098*Note: International transcripts may need to be evaluated by a WES ICAP ( course-by course credential evaluation. Contact the division of management regarding questions or special situations.

Application Timelines:

  • Winter 2015-2016 Admissions: October 5-December 1, 2015