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Healthcare Systems, Master of Business Administration


The healthcare systems concentration in the Master of Business Administration program develops leaders who understand the complexities of the healthcare system, promote efficiencies in its operations, champion effective health policies, and apply evidence-based knowledge to improve public health.

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Applicants to the Tobin College of Business Graduate programs* will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers for the 2021 academic year.   Applications with a GPA below 3.2 may be strengthened by submitting a GMAT/GRE score. 


Required Business Courses (24 credits)

  • ACC 602         Global Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • BUA 602         Business Analytics
  • ECO 606         Industrial Economic
  • FIN 607           Financial Management
  • LAW 600        Law, Ethics & the Principled Path in Business
  • MGT 601        Managing for Global Success
  • MKT 600        Decisions in Marketing Management
  • RMI 601         Risk Management

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

Three courses from the following:

  • HCA 320         Management and Leadership in Health Care
  • HCA 321         Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Systems
  • PAS 282          Health Care Systems and Health Policy
  • HCI 520          Medical and Health Informatics

Capstone Courses (3 credits)

  • MGT 700        Seminar in Business Strategy

Career Outcomes

Healthcare continues to be a growing industry. The job market for medical and health services managers is projected to grow by almost 20 percent, a much faster growth rate than the average for all occupations, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.


Application Requirements
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and professional schools attended.
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, taken within the last five years*
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English

* Applicants to the Tobin College of Business Graduate programs** will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers once they submit their application, transcript, and resume for the 2021 academic year. International Students should also submit the foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS scores.  Once complete, please email [email protected] to request waiver consideration.

** MS Finance and MS Actuarial Science applicants are required to submit the GMAT/GRE

Contact Us

For additional information, please contact:

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The Peter J. Tobin College of Business

Office of Graduate Admission

8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]