The Vanderbilt Master in Management in Health Care program is designed for working professionals who are managers, health care practitioners, clinicians and executives who are in—or will be moving into—management roles within a private or a public health care delivery organization, including clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities and pharmacies.
It is also suited for non-clinicians and other health care professionals who are tasked with managing clinical employees. With few exceptions, we expect these individuals to be sponsored or endorsed by their current employers.
Candidates should have at least five years of relevant work experience and a demonstrated track record within their organizations to fully benefit from this program.
You are about to take the first step toward enhancing your career, developing yourself as a leader in the healthcare industry and discovering a close-knit community of colleagues and alumni.
- Completed, submitted online application, including fee
- Undergraduate transcripts (and graduate transcripts, if applicable)
- GMAT or GRE Score (recommended, not required)
- Employer endorsement
- Personal interview
Business school is a significant investment in your personal and professional development. Master of Management in Health Care students often receive some level of financial support from their employers. Sponsoring organizations enjoy many benefits from this investment. Typically, about four percent of students are fully self-funded. Learn More.
Master of Management in Health Care Class Profile
- 33 Average Class Size
- 41 Average Age
- 55 Percentage of Women
- 10 Under-represented Minorities
- 16 Average Years of Work Experience
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MMHC Program Information
No. The curriculum has been designed specifically for this program and for those employed in health care delivery.
No. This is a degree program; as such, Continuing Medical Education credit is not awarded.
Classes will be held 3 hours on Thursday nights and roughly 14 hours over one weekend (Friday and Saturday) per month. In addition, students should expect to spend an additional 10 hours per week outside of class on self study and work related to the Capstone Project.
The Master of Management in Health Care program admits between 30 to 35 students per year.
Yes. All applicants – sponsored or unsponsored – will be reviewed by an admissions committee and considered individually.
This program is designed for working clinicians, physicians, and nurse managers who are in or will be moving into management roles within a private or public health care delivery organization. It is also suited for non-clinicians who are tasked with managing clinical employees.
The program is designed for working professionals who seek to advance their careers within their sponsoring organizations. Admission standards are designed to ensure a student's success during and after the program. Having demonstrated promotion, progression or supervisory responsibility reflects a student's likelihood of influence and upward mobility within their organization as well as their ability to contribute to classroom interaction and project teams.