24 months
1487 USD/credit 34944 USD/year
1487 USD/credit 34944 USD/year
599 USD/credit 14076 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Health Systems Management program at George Mason University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).

Visit the official programme website for more information


The United States Department of Education and Council on Higher Education Accreditation have granted formal recognition to CAHME as the only organization to accredit master's level health care management programs in the United States and Canada. 

This Health Systems Management program from George Mason University prepares future executives to assume leadership positions in health care organizations. 

We prepare health care professionals with strategic, business, analytic, and decision-making skills needed to successfully navigate the evolving health care industry.

Key Features 

  • This Health Systems Management program at George Mason University prepares students to work as leaders and executive-level managers in evolving health systems, or as consultants and managers of health-related organizations. 
  • The curriculum was developed in response to the demand for advanced health management preparation for a variety of health care and allied health professionals to be employed in both the public and private sectors of health care.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Organization Behavior and Healthcare Leadership
  • Health Economics
  • Essentials of Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Health Policy and Government Payment Systems for Health Care Services
  • Legal Issues in Health Administration
  • Human Resource Management in Healthcare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


47 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education accredited by a Mason-recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency or international equivalent and have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA to be considered. Admission to the program is competitive, and a variety of criteria are evaluated in the admission decision.
  •  For application deadlines and detailed application requirements, refer to the CHHS Admissions website. Applicants are evaluated based on past academic performance (including prior academic degrees and courses taken), letters of recommendation, personal professional goal statement and professional experience.
  • Work experience in the healthcare industry is preferred, but not required for admission.
  •  The application materials are used to determine the applicant's "match" with the program and potential for success in graduate studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    34944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1487 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14076 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 599 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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