OHSU

Master of Science in Healthcare Management Degree

Admission Requirements

Minimum qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience preferably at the professional, supervisory or managerial level in a healthcare, technical, scientific, business, or related area
  • Students are required to have earned a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. If your undergraduate GPA is lower than 3.0, submit a low GPA petition.
  • GMAT or GRE test scores (waived if applicant already has completed a graduate or other advanced professional degree, or has completed the Certificate in Healthcare Management with a 3.25 cumulative GPA or higher).
  • For non-native speakers of English, a score of 625 or better on the TOEFL examination (paper-based test), 106 or better (Internet Based Test) and 263 or better (Computer Based Test).

Application materials:

  • A completed application (follow instructions to create a first time user account) with $70 non-refundable application fee. Select the Healthcare Management MS application.
  • Current resume or CV
  • 500-750 word statement describing your educational and professional goals.
  • Students are required to provide official transcripts from every college or university attended (this includes community colleges) to be mailed to:
SOM Graduate Admissions, L102GS
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098


Note: If you have earned a degree from a foreign institution, your international transcript may need to be evaluated a WES ICAP course-by-course credential evaluation. Their website is www.wes.org. Please contact HCManagement@ohsu.edu regarding your specific situation.

  • Provide two recommendation letters. Letters of recommendation are to be submitted via OHSU's online Letter of Recommendation Form.  Applicants, please refer your evaluator(s) to this link (it is not sent to them automatically).  Note that applicants waive their right to view letters using this system.  If you want a copy of the letter for your records, please ask your evaluator to send you a copy.
  • Official GMAT Scores (send scores to Oregon Health and Science University – School of Medicine – MS in Healthcare Management) or GRE scores (submitted from ETS to institution code 4865)

  • Application timelines:
    Fall:         June 5 - September 15
    Winter:     October 5 - December 10
    Spring:     January 10 - March 15
    Summer:  April 5 - June 15

    Notes:

    • This program is offered on a part-time only basis, therefore, we cannot accept applicants on F-1 or J-1 student visas.
    • Applicants interested in applying for Financial Aid, should visit OHSU’s Financial Aid website.