MBA: Healthcare Management

About the MBA in Healthcare Management at Loyola

Quinlan’s executive MBA in Healthcare Management prepares professionals to strategically manage operations and lead change. Whether you are in the hospital or non-hospital sector, the program will strengthen your business knowledge, management skills, and leadership capacity to improve the healthcare delivery system.

Class Profile

Quinlan’s Healthcare Management MBA program is seeking mid-career and experienced healthcare professionals from all sectors of the healthcare industry. Our cohort members are mid-career and experienced healthcare professionals desiring an MBA with a healthcare industry area of focus.

Program Structure

The Healthcare Management MBA curriculum and course schedule is designed to meet the needs of mid-career and experienced professionals with demanding schedules. Our courses are offered over seven quarters that are each 10 weeks in duration. Our program is completed in 24 months.

The majority of classes meet face-to-face twice a month — every other Saturday. For added flexibility, a modest number of class sessions meet online. On-campus classes are held on Loyola's Water Tower Campus, which is conveniently located off the Red Line in the heart of Chicago.

Why Choose Loyola for Your MBA in Healthcare Management?

The Quinlan School of Business is among the 5% of the world's business schools that meet the rigorous standards of AACSB international accreditation.

Highly ranked

Earning your MBA in Healthcare Management from a nationally ranked business school with a tradition of academic excellence delivers an outstanding return on investment. You'll earn a degree — and gain experience — that will transform your career.

Our executive Healthcare Management MBA is the only industry-specific MBA in Illinois. Our curriculum is taught by faculty who are drawn from Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business, as well as Loyola's School of Law and Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health, and who have extensive industry experience. Current, innovative, and engaging teaching methods are employed by faculty.

Quinlan’s Healthcare Management MBA blends the value of face-to-face exchanges with the convenience of online learning. Classes meet in-person every other Saturday. Complete your Healthcare Management MBA in 24 months.

Through an international immersion course, designed specifically for the cohort, you'll explore global healthcare management issues. Past cohorts have visited Europe, South America, and Asia. Travel expenses are included in the tuition.

The program’s cohort approach creates an environment where you connect with and create a professional and educational network.

You’ll learn the latest practical applications in healthcare management through the expertise of our leading business faculty, as well as faculty from Loyola's other graduate programs.

Meet the Faculty

Loyola is proud to have talented and nationally-recognized scholar-teachers as part of our diverse community of exceptional faculty, students and staff. Loyola faculty are known for their commitment to teaching, the dissemination of knowledge through innovative and interdisciplinary scholarly research, and a commitment to social justice and cura personalis, or care for the whole person. Visit the Quinlan School of Business faculty and staff directory to learn more about the teachers and mentors involved with the MBA: Healthcare Management program.

Faculty and Staff

Loyola Stories

Curriculum and Program Outcomes

While courses for the MBA: Healthcare Management program may vary from quarter to quarter, Loyola’s extensive Academic Catalog will always house the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies, degree requirements, and specialization or concentration options.

Additionally, this resource will provide MBA: Healthcare Management learning outcomes, showcasing the commitment to specific skills and growth graduates can expect to achieve following completion of the program.

2023-2024 Catalog
Browse Academic Catalog

Costs, Scholarships, and Aid

Inclusive Tuition Model

The Quinlan MBA: Healthcare Management is an inclusive tuition model. The estimated total program cost for the MBA: Healthcare Management is $97,480.00. Our inclusive model covers catered breakfast and lunch for in-person classes, all textbooks and course materials, MBA: Healthcare Management leadership development resources, initial curriculum primers at the onset of your program, Quinlan networking events, and Quinlan Alumni engagement experiences. Also included in your tuition: an eight- to 10-day international immersion trip with your cohort.

Our team is available to discuss options for funding your educational investment including tuition support from the Quinlan School of Business.

For more detailed information about tuition and fees, and a breakdown of how these costs are calculated on a yearly basis, please visit Tuition and Fees from the Office of the Bursar.

Appointments and Events

Whether you’re just beginning your search, in the midst of the application process, or eager to explore our graduate and professional programs, our admissions staff is here to assist you every step of the way.

Schedule an Appointment

The Quinlan School of Business offers graduate open houses, information sessions, individual appointments, open Zoom and text sessions, and a multitude of other ways to get to know us better.

View all Events

Upcoming Events

01:00PM - 01:45PM

If you're curious about Quinlan's Executive Degree offerings, reg...

Register Now
05:30PM - 08:00PM

Meet our Executive MBA and Healthcare Management MBA alumni durin...

Register Now

Visit and Connect With Us

With our visit opportunities, you can tour our beautiful Chicago campuses and learn more about Loyola's ties to one of the most prestigious cities in the world.

Quinlan School of Business
To explore the Quinlan School of Business digitally, follow us on social or read up on our recent news below.
News and Stories

Application Process

Application Deadlines

The available start terms and corresponding application deadlines for the MBA: Healthcare Management are listed below. Please keep in mind that both the application and the required materials must be submitted by the specified deadline.

The Quinlan Healthcare Management MBA offers an engaged cohort approach and begins each fall quarter.

Fall Deadlines
Priority Review and Tuition Support: June 1
Final Deadline: August 1

Application Requirements

Application requirements for the MBA: Healthcare Management include:

  • Official Transcripts

  • Interview for Admission

  • Resume/CV

  • Statement of Purpose

Applicants will be contacted directly for an interview with the program director.

Statement of Purpose Details

Out of the three questions below please select two and respond to questions in essay format.

  1. We would appreciate learning more about your interest in our program. Please tell us about your professional aspirations and why our program may help you reach your goals.

  2. We would like to learn more about you and our cohort. What values, skills, and work styles do you offer the cohort? What are you looking to learn from your program colleagues?

  3. Please view the vision and mission of the Quinlan School of Business. How does your current or aspirational leadership style connect to our vision and mission?

Official Documents

Official transcripts are those that are sent directly by the college/university to Loyola University Chicago. Transcripts sent by the student to Loyola are considered unofficial documents, and while they may be utilized for initial review of your application, official transcripts are still required. Official documents should be sent by the institution to

International Applicant Requirements

An official English language proficiency exam is required for international applicants whose native language is not English. If you have non-U.S. educational credentials, you are required to submit an official transcript evaluation. The transcript evaluation cannot be waived.

Please visit our International Applicant Requirements page for specific information regarding the application process for international students.

International Applicant Requirements
Start Your Application

Applying online to the MBA: Healthcare Management program is a swift, uncomplicated, and cost-free process. After submission, you can proceed to send and upload any additional requirements.

Request Information