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 MBA program is ideal for experienced healthcare professionals who work in any segment of this increasingly complex, dynamic industry. A minimum of 7 years relevant professional experience in the healthcare sector is required.

Program Structure

The healthcare MBA course schedule is designed to meet the needs of working professionals with busy schedules. Courses are offered over eight, 10-week quarters.

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.

Quinlan’s Healthcare Management MBA can be completed in 24 months.

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

Our program is ranked as one of the 25 best healthcare management MBA degrees by Best Health Degrees, 2021.

Earning your healthcare MBA 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 and Loyola’s other professional schools, such as Corboy Law Center and Parkinson’s 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 setting of 20 to 25 students, all accomplished fellow executives, allows you to engage with a cohesive inner circle of professionals and build a valuable 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.

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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.

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Costs, Scholarships, and Aid

Loyola University Chicago is committed to making your graduate and professional studies a reality. Our Cost & Financial Aid page can help better inform you about the costs and potential funding opportunities through scholarships, loans, and aid for graduate and professional education.

If you are a current Loyola undergraduate or recent alum, you may be eligible for a Returning Rambler discount. Learn more and see if you qualify on our Returning Rambler Scholarship page.

Tuition and Costs

The estimated total program cost for the MBA: Healthcare Management is $94,160.00. This program follows a different tuition model than most Quinlan School of Business programs. Tuition is inclusive and there is tuition support available for admitted applicants.Please note that tuition and fees for all of Loyola's academic programs are subject to change.

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.

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Graduate Business Student Scholarship

The Graduate Programs Office at Loyola University Chicago awards scholarships to Quinlan graduate students who demonstrate proven academic success and financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please visit the Scholarships page on the Quinlan School of Business website for more detailed information about scholarships.

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Application Process

Application Deadlines

The available start terms and corresponding application deadlines for the MBA: Healthcare Management are listed below. We encourage you to apply early as decisions may take longer during busy periods.

Fall: July 15

Application Requirements

Application requirements for the MBA: Healthcare Management include:

  • 1 Letter of Recommendation

  • Interview for Admission

  • Personal Statement

  • Resume/CV

International Student Requirements

Additional information regarding the application process for international students can be found on the International Student Requirements page.

Additional Details

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