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The Health Care Management program offered by the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School from the Johns Hopkins University prepares students to assess and act on opportunities to innovate and improve productivity in the health care sector. 

At the Carey Business School, gain hands-on experience managing analytic, economic, political, and technological factors in a fast-changing and complex health care landscape. Harness the resources, reputation, and experience of Johns Hopkins University and it's top-ranked schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.

The program is unique in its breadth, in recognition of the fact that the health care sector is large and diverse, comprising a variety of actors in multiple industries including the following:

  • Providers: clinics, hospitals, health care services companies;
  • Payers: public and private insurance, social insurance;
  • Innovators: pharmaceutical manufacturers, device makers, software and hardware makers; and
  • Institutions: regulators, civil service, civil society, advocacy groups, foundations, and funders.


Graduates of the MS in Health Care Management program have gone on to earn positions in consulting, finance, management, operations, and logistics across of a range of industries. Employers have included:

  • Baltimore City Health Department
  • Charles River Laboratories
  • Highmark Health
  • Inova
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Taiping Life Insurance
  • Truven Health Analytics

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting for Decision Making in Health Care
  • Frameworks for Analyzing Health Care Markets
  • Fundamentals of Health Care Systems
  • Health Care Innovation and Evaluation
  • Health Care Law and Regulation
  • Health Care Marketing and Access

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:


    Round 1: October 30

    Round 2: January 8

    Part time :November 6/December 6

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • 2 Essays
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores - requirement varies by program.
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    71604 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 71600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    71604 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 71600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time: $1,410  per credit

Living costs for Baltimore

  • 1240 - 2100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School offers numerous options for financing your education, including scholarship aid, loans, payment plans, and tuition reimbursement available to those who qualify.

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