Health Care Administration

Loma Linda University

18 months
895 USD/credit
895 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Upon completion of this degree, the student should be able to: Apply health care knowledge in economic analysis and policy. Understand organizational structure and governance in addition to equitable and effective human resource policies. Apply principles of health care finance. 


The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with an emphasis in Health Care Administration provides students with a broad understanding of health care management and practical experience in applying learned principles. Graduates are prepared for careers in upper administration in health service organizations, including medical centers, hospitals, health plans, dental and physician practices, and long-term and managed care settings.

Possible Careers: Practice Administrator, Marketing Director, CEO, Manager of Physician Practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Statistics and Epidemiology for Healthcare
  • Overview of Public Health
  • Principles of Health-Care Finance
  • Principles of Accounting in Health Care
  • Health-Care Economics
  • Organizational Behavior in Health Care
  • Health-Care Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
  • Health-Care Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university, earning a grade point average (GPA) or 3.0 or better (based on a 4.0 scale). A limited number of students with GPA less than 3.0 whose background and experience show strong potential for success are admitted on a provisional basis. All applicants must submit scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    895 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    895 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 895 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Health Care Administration
Loma Linda University