Create Better Health Care Through Better Policy Management.

Develop essential leadership and decision-making skills to be an effective contributor in the ever-changing American healthcare environment. Topics of study include qualitative and quantitative courses with concentration course work in health policy, healthcare payment systems, and quality improvement in healthcare.

This graduate program combines online learning with part or full-time study and four academic terms to create a flexible and personalized program designed for working professionals. Course concepts are presented in practical and quantitative terms, so they can be applied to the workplace immediately.

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    Adrienne D'Ascanio graduated from the Master of Business Administration in Health Administration from Franklin Pierce in 2013. While working to receive her MBA, D'Ascanio pursued her career at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the NICU and Center for Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes. She continues to work at Dana-Faber Cancer Institute as the Manager of Clinical Operations.

    Adrienne D'Ascanio, MBA '13

    Manager of Clinical Operations, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

Admission to the Program

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university generally with a GPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale;
  • Competency in accounting, statistics, and computer skills (either pre or post admission);
  • Assessment of a completed Admissions Portfolio.

Admissions Portfolio

You must submit the following items to complete an admissions portfolio:

  • Online Application;
  • Official transcripts from previously attended colleges and universities;
  • Updated resume;
  • Outline of professional aspirations and how this MBA will help you achieve them (250-500 words);
  • Essay: Answer one of the four questions below. Tell us not only what you did but also how you did it. What was the outcome? What was the response? Only describe experiences that have occurred within the last three years (250-500 words);
    • A time when you made a lasting impact on your organization;
    • A major accomplishment;
    • A major setback that you have faced;
    • A time when you exceeded expectations.
Want to Know More?

Download the MBA in Health Administration Program SheetDownload an MBA in Health Administration program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College of Graduate and Professional Studies Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

Graduate Admissions(800) 325-1090

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