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Master of Science in Healthcare Management


Health care 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 health care management and rewarding professional development opportunities.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management’s nationally recognized business faculty, together with a select group of highly experienced health care industry executives, prepare graduates to assume increasingly responsible management and leadership roles in a wide range of health care 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

Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.

Letters of recommendation: 3

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

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.