Minimum Requirements

  1. Three years of professional work experience (preferably in healthcare)

  2. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

    1. If the degree was earned outside of the U.S., it must be equivalent to a four-year U.S. baccalaureate degree.

  3. Minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0

    1. Candidates who do not meet the 3.0 GPA requirement must submit a Low GPA petition as part of the online application.

  4. GMAT test scores or Waiver

    1. GMAT/GRE scores may be waived for qualified candidates who apply and meet the waiver criteria.

  5. ​​​​​​​Please note, at this time, our program is only available to applicants living within the United States.

TOEFL scores may be required for applicants whose primary language is not English with foreign degrees that were not instructed in English.
Minimum accepted TOEFL scores: Paper-based (625), Internet-based (106), Computer-based (263).
Scores should be sent directly from Educational Testing Services (ETS) to OHSU using TOEFL Code: 4865 (Oregon Hlth Sci U Sch Medicine).

Application Process

  • Schedule a pre-admission advising appointment.

    • To ensure our prospective students submit successful admissions applications for The Healthcare MBA and learn all critical program information prior to joining our program, we request that all applicants schedule a pre-admission appointment with our team.

    • Schedule your appointment at

  • Apply online at

    • Select The Healthcare MBA application

    • Complete all four application sections (Personal Information, Academic History, Program Materials, and Supporting Information).

      • Pay the $70 non-refundable application fee and submit the application for review.

      • Submit official transcripts from every college or university ever attended.

        • OHSU SoM Graduate Admissions
          3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
          Portland, OR 97239

        • Secure Digital Transcripts should be emailed directly from institutions to

        • International transcripts may need to be evaluated by WES ICAP. Please consult the WES website ( for instructions and fees. Applicants are responsible for the full cost of the service. Contact the Division of Management with questions.

      • Submit GMAT/GRE scores or waiver.

        • GMAT Code: Oregon Health and Science University - School of Medicine - The Healthcare MBA

        • GRE Code: 4865 (Oregon Hlth Sci U Sch Medicine)

        • Waiver criteria and form

      • Provide contact information for two professional references. (Letters of Recommendation Are Not Required)

      • Answer the three personal statement questions in 500 words each and attach them as a PDF.

      • Attach a current resume or CV.

  • Interview
    • Once a complete admissions file (online application, official transcripts, test scores) has been received and reviewed, qualified candidates will be invited to interview via phone for The Healthcare MBA.


  • This program is offered on a part-time only basis; therefore, we cannot accept applicants on F-1 or J-1 student visas
  • Applicants interested in applying for Financial Aid should visit OHSU’s Financial Aid website at
  • Experiencing technical issues with a started online application? Contact or 857-304-2017.
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