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Master of Science in Healthcare Management


Healthcare is a challenging, rapidly growing industry that employs one of every 10 working adults nationally and is responsible for more than 15 percent of annual employment growth in Texas. The Master of Science in Healthcare Management degree program prepares industry leaders with a solid foundation in business analysis and decision — making, a thorough exposure to real–world healthcare management and rewarding professional development opportunities.

UT Dallas’ Naveen Jindal School of Management’s nationally recognized business faculty, together with a select group of highly experienced healthcare industry executives, prepare healthcare management MS graduates to assume increasingly responsible management and leadership roles in a wide range of healthcare settings.

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: Healthcare Management

Catalog page: MS

MS in Healthcare Management Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: To apply for this degree program, an undergrad business degrees is not required (all undergraduate majors welcome).

Test score required: Yes

A competitive GMAT score (GRE also accepted) that is less than five years old is required. Exceptions can be made to the GMAT/GRE requirement for any student with a 3.6 or greater GPA based on the last 60 credit hours at an Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accredited undergraduate institution. These exceptions will be made based on a holistic review by the admissions committee of their work experience and academic performance.

International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than two years old.

Letters of recommendation: Minimum of one

Applicants must submit at least one letter of recommendation from an individual who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the electronic request form in the graduate application to submit the letters. Contact the graduate academic program department if you have any questions.

Resume required: Yes

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Dr. Forney Fleming
Director, MS Healthcare Management Program
JSOM Advising Office
Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas, SM 20
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM 2.250

Possible Careers

Management and leadership roles in a wide range of rapidly growing health-related organizations, including health and hospital systems, service provider organizations, insurers and managed care companies, consulting firms, pharmaceutical companies, public health organizations and medical device and biotechnology firms.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.