Master of Science in Healthcare Management Degree

Master of Science in Healthcare Management Admissions Requirements


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Two years of professional work experience (preferably in healthcare).
  2. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • If the degree was earned outside of the U.S., it must be equivalent to a four-year U.S. baccalaureate degree.
  3. Minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
    • Candidates who do not meet the 3.0 GPA requirement must submit a Low GPA petition as part of the online application.
  4. GMAT or GRE test scores
    • GMAT/GRE scores can be waived for qualified candidates who meet one of the following requirements:       
                     1. Graduate from the Certificate in Healthcare Management with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5       
                     2. Hold a masters degree with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA

TOEFL scores may be required for applicants whose primary language is not English and for applicants with foreign degrees that were not instructed in English.Minimum accepted TOEFL scores: Paper-based (625), Internet-based (106), Computer-based (263).Scores should be sent directly from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to OHSU using TOEFL Code: 4865 (Oregon Hlth Sci U Sch Medicine).

This program is offered on a part-time only basis; therefore, we cannot accept applicants on F-1 or J-1 student visas


Application Materials and Process:

  1. Apply online at:
    • Select Healthcare Management-Masters
    • Complete all four application sections (Personal Information, Academic History , Program Materials, and Supporting Information).
      • Attach a current resume or CV.
      • Answer the 500-700 word personal statement and attach as a PDF.
      • Provide contact information for two professional references.
      • Submit GMAT/GRE scores or waiver.
        • GMAT Code: Oregon Health and Science University - School of Medicine - MS in Healthcare Management
        • GRE Code: 4865 (Oregon Hlth Sci U Sch Medicine)

      • Submit official transcripts from every college or university ever attended.
        • Please send OFFICIAL transcripts from all colleges and universities ever attended to:
          OHSU Division of Management
          3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
          Portland, Oregon 97239

        • Secure Digital Transcripts canbe emailed directly from institutions to:

        • International transcripts may need to be evaluated by WES ICAP. Please consult the WES website ( for instructions and fees. Applicants are responsible for the full cost of the service. Contact the Division of Management with questions.
    • Pay the $70 non-refundable application fee and submit the application for review.
  2. Interview
    • Once a complete admissions file (online application, transcripts, test scores) has been received and reviewed, qualified candidates will be invited to interview (in-person or via phone/Skype) for the Master of Science in Healthcare Management.


Have questions about the online application?


Program Transition

Applicants graduating from the Graduate Certificate who are planning on completing the Master of Science, please apply here:
Select the Healthcare Mngment-Masters application.

Application Deadlines:

  • Winter 2018 Admissions: December 1, 2017
  • Spring 2018 Admissions: March 1, 2018
  • Fall 2018 Admissions:      August 15, 2018

Admissions priority is given to applicants that complete the Master of Science admissions process by the deadlines listed above. However, we reserve the right to review admissions files received after the above listed deadlines, if space is available in the program.


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