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Application Instructions - MBA in Healthcare Administration
Key Dates for Fall 2017 Entry

We are currently accepting applications for fall 2017 cohorts. Application deadlines are as follows:

Before You Apply

Plan to attend an information session to learn more about the program you are interested in.  You will get a chance to meet with the Administrative Director, Academic Director and alumni and have your questions answered by them.  If you would like to sit in on a class and meet with current students, we can also arrange that for you.

Schedule of Open Houses

To Arrange a Class Visit:

Please submit a current resume to This will help us determine if the program is right for you, and if you have the appropriate background and experience for the program.

Criteria for Admission

You should have:

  • Full-time experience in healthcare
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university
  • Appropriate quantitative skills (demonstrated via GMAT/GRE score or our in-house Admissions Test). To see if you qualify for our in-house admission test please email

Admissions Process

Because class size is limited, you should submit your application as early as possible.  Earlier applications will get priority in admission.  See below for details on application materials.

Applications must be submitted online.

Once your application is complete you will be invited to meet with a member of the Admissions Committee for an interview, and a final decision on your application will be made within 2 to 4 weeks.

To check the status of your application after submitting it, please email the Healthcare MBA office at with "Healthcare MBA Application Status Inquiry" in the subject line

Application Materials (read carefully)
  • Online Application:
  • You will need to complete an essay (in 3 parts) and upload a resume as part of the application.

  • Two Letters of Recommendation

  • Recommendation letters may be submitted using the online application system or by mail in a signed and sealed envelope. Click on the Recommendations link in the online application for more information.

  • Application Fee

  • The application fee is non-refundable and must be received by the stated application deadlines in order for your application to be processed.

    To pay your application fee, you can pay online through your application or mail a check or money order for $125 made out to Baruch College.

    Send Application Fee To:

      Baruch College MBA in Healthcare Administration
      Office of Executive Programs
      Baruch College Box B 13-282
      One Baruch Way
      New York, NY 10010-5585

  • Official University Transcripts

  • Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, including summer study and transfer credits. Official transcripts must be in a university sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Transcript request forms can be downloaded from the Downloadable Forms link in the online application. You may submit unofficial copies of transcripts to expedite processing of the application, but your application will not be considered complete until the official transcripts are received.

  • GMAT/GRE scores

  • Applicants can be considered for our in-house Admissions Test as an alternative to the GRE/GMAT. To see if you qualify for this alternative test please email

  • English Language Proficiency (TOEFL)

  • TOEFL scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English or who were educated in non-English speaking institutions.  Test scores more than two years old are not acceptable.  The TOEFL school code for the Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, is 2034.


Mailing address for application materials NOT submitted online (i.e. transcripts, letters of recommendation, application fee)

Baruch College MBA in Healthcare Administration
Office of Executive Programs
Baruch College Box B 13-282
One Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010-5585

International applicants: please read "Special Instructions for International Applicants" and "Applicants seeking a student visa" below.



Additional Requirements for Admitted Applicants
  • Students admitted to the program must make a Registration Deposit of $2,500 to hold their seat in the program.
    Please visit the Baruch College Graduate Student Financial Aid web site for general information about student loans.
Special Instructions for International Applicants

Transcript evaluations

Applicants educated outside of the United States must provide transcript evaluations of their credentials if they are from particular countries. To see the list of countries where foreign transcript evaluations are required, please see International Transcripts.

When requesting an official evaluation, we recommend using one of these pre-approved NACES organizations who are familiar with how we want the information presented in the evaluations:

  • World Educational Services (
  • International Education Research Foundation, Inc. ( or
  • SpanTran Evaluation Services (

Completed evaluations should be sent directly to Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business by the evaluation company.

Note: We do not endorse or recommend any particular evaluation agency. Baruch uses the information from these agencies as guidelines only. We have our own internal policy regarding transcripts from certain countries.

Applicants Seeking a Student Visa


    Application for the Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20)

    International applicants seeking a student visa to study in the US will need to complete the Request for Certificate of Eligibility and the Declaration and Certification of Finances. Be sure to review, complete, and submit pages D1 – D5 of the application.

  • Supporting Financial Documentation

  • Original documents for each source of financial support indicated. Please refer to the "Sponsor Supporting Documents" page (p.D4) of the admission application for a list of acceptable supporting documents.

  • Copy of Passport Identification Page

  • Photocopy of the identification page of your passport

  • Documents Not in English

  • Documents (transcripts, recommendations etc.) from institutions outside the US in a language other than English must be accompanied by official English translations.

For more information, please contact the International Student Service Center.

Information Sessions

Visit Admissions Events for dates and locations of upcoming Healthcare MBA information sessions.  These sessions will include:

  • Presentations by key faculty, administrators, and alumni.
  • Question-and-answer period.


Please call the Healthcare MBA Office at (646) 312 -3064 or email at

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