M.B.A. On Campus Online Blended

Healthcare Management

Clarkson University

24 months
1174 USD/credit 28176 USD/year
1174 USD/credit 28176 USD/year
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The MBA in Healthcare Management program at Clarkson University is designed to help students understand the complexities of the healthcare system and to manage health and health-related facilities more effectively. 


Our graduates establish highly visible and successful careers in hospitals, health systems, health insurance companies, medical practices, technology and consulting firms, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, and healthcare policy development institutions. Our MBA in Healthcare Management at Clarkson University is one of only 28 programs in the country to offer dual AACSB and CAHME accreditation. Clarkson’s MBA in Healthcare Management is a degree that sets you apart with a distinct competitive edge.

Complete your healthcare management MBA on a part-time or full-time schedule, online or in a more traditional on-site classroom setting. On-site or online, you can keep working and earn your degree. Evening on-site classes are conveniently located on Clarkson’s Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, New York. And of course, online classes are available anywhere!

Career Outcomes

Healthcare is one of the world's fastest growing industries. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects that employment for medical and health service managers will grow by 22% over the next decade.


Clarkson's Master's program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Known worldwide, AACSB International challenges educators to pursue excellence and continuous improvement throughout their business programs.

Our Healthcare MBA is also accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Health Systems 
  • Health Systems Management* 
  • Health Operations 
  • Healthcare Leadership Proseminar
  • Health Systems Marketing
  • Statistical Methods for Data Analytics 
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits

The MBA in Healthcare Management consists of 48 credits, which are used on seven core courses, seven advanced courses and two electives. Full-time students generally complete the healthcare management MBA program in two years or less, whereas part-time students generally complete the program in two to four years. Many students accelerate their completion through accepted waivers for courses completed at other schools.


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Transcripts from all institution(s) attended
  • GMAT/GRE scores
  • Resume or C.V.
  • Statement of purpose
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • English Proficiency Testing (see full checklist for options)
  • U.S. Bachelor’s equivalency 
  • Certificate of finance to receive an I-20

Technological requirements

Online students are reccomeneded broadband internet for live teleconferencing classes. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1174 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    28176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1174 USD per credit during 24 months.


Clarkson’s scholarships are merit based. You are applied for all scholarships when you apply to the program. Merit is primarily based on GMAT, or equivalent scores, and undergraduate GPA, but all aspects of your application are considered. Students who qualify to waive the GMAT will still be considered for scholarships, but typically receive the Fellowship award.

Awards are granted based on a percent of your program’s total cost, and range from 15% to 75%. Award amounts can change with actual courses taken. The standard award levels are:

Fellowship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) – at least 15% 

Dean's (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) – at least 25% 

Presidential (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) – at least 40%

Trustees (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) – at least 75%

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.

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