Prepare for a greater leadership role in the thriving health care industry with our MBA in health care management program. As you draw on powerful courses—from health economics to human capital management—you'll feel the flexibility of 7-week courses designed for busy adults. Often taught by management and health care insiders, these courses will equip you to confront and overcome the industry's greatest challenges. You'll rise in your career as you learn state-of-the-art concepts and acquire core competencies in health care management.
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In the administrative residency, you'll have the opportunity to demonstrate management competencies by applying your knowledge and skills to real world issues in health care organizations. You'll learn the ins and outs of the workplace by attending executive meetings, and completing one or more management projects. Before you graduate, you'll complete at least 360 hours of part-time or full-time experience.
If you plan to work in a health care management role while you complete the MBA program, you may fulfill the residency requirement with your current organization. Or, if you enter the program with health care management experience, you may request a residency waiver.
Complement your in-class learning with powerful workshops led by health care consultants. You'll develop a personal career development plan and learn to build a network of industry insiders. Along the way, you'll have an opportunity to connect with local recruiters by participating in a health care career panel.
PsyD/MBA in Health Care Management
In this interdisciplinary program, students earn an MBA in healthcare management and a doctor of clinical psychology (PsyD) degree at the same time. Students train to be clinical psychologists while developing a deep understanding of the healthcare system in which they will practice. By complementing the development of clinical psychology expertise with competencies related to running the business of health care, students graduate ready to run their own practices or take on leadership roles in a variety of health care settings.
Official transcripts from all postsecondary schools you attended
GMAT or GRE test scores*
For admission consideration, we require you to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7 and a minimum GMAT score of 450 (If you took the GRE, we will convert your score into an equivalent GMAT score).
If you earned an undergraduate GPA less than 2.7 or a GMAT score lower than 450, we will evaluate your whole applicant profile to determine admission.
*We waive the GMAT or GRE requirement if:
You have 5 years of relevant work experience after graduating from a bachelor’s program (proof of experience must be submitted).
You graduated from an accredited U.S. institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher.
You hold a master’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution.
You completed a related certificate and earned a 3.3 cumulative GPA or higher.
We use a rolling admission format, meaning you can apply when it's convenient for you. We do recommend that you apply multiple weeks prior to the semester you'd like to begin the program; this will give us enough time to process your application.
You can start during any semester: fall, spring, or summer.
We're committed to making your graduate degree affordable by offering financial assistance. Assistantships and scholarships are available to qualified individuals enrolled in the MBA in healthcare management degree program.
A limited number of Dean’s Scholarships are available to enrolled students who meet merit and experience criteria. Contact the student success advisor for details on how and when to apply.
Enrolled students can apply for a limited number of graduate assistantships. The selection process is competitive. Graduate assistants receive tuition assistance and have service requirements in the School of Business Administration. Contact the student success advisor for details on how and when to apply.
Additional Ways to Make Your MBA in Healthcare Management More Affordable
Explore tuition remission benefits through your employer.
Check out our employer partnerships for discounted tuition rates for local organizations and corporations. If you don't see your organization listed, reach out to your HR department to advocate for a partnership.
Widener’s graduate tuition rates are competitively priced. Loans and payment plans—along with flexible full- and part-time study options—make it easier to finance your degree.
You'll partner with faculty who bring extensive industry experience into the classroom. As you prepare to elevate your health care career, you'll learn from professors who infuse the latest trends, thinking, and technology into their teaching.
Built-in Professional Development
Here, you'll benefit from countless opportunities to build a lasting network, from professional development workshops to health care career panels. You'll graduate with a team of industry insiders by your side.
Personalized Attention & Support
One-on-one advising, dedicated career support, faculty mentors—as you navigate our MBA in Health Care Management program, you'll achieve your career goals by levering powerful, personal relationships.