MS Health Care Delivery Leadership Admissions

From solving health care delivery issues to navigating the Affordable Care Act, the Master of Science in Health Care Delivery Leadership program, prepares you to become a future trailblazer in health care. With mentorship from our esteemed faculty and access to industry experts and alumni, you will be better prepared to lead health care delivery programs and organizations.

To apply to the Masters in Health Care Delivery Leadership program you should possess a record of significant and increasing professional responsibility in any of the following types of organizations:

  • Hospital, research or clinical setting
  • Health care service company
  • Health plan/insurer
  • Pharmaceutical or medical device company
  • Educational or advocacy organization
  • Government agency, think tank or consulting firm

At the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, we are committed to improving the diversity of our students, trainees, and faculty. Individuals who are from groups historically underrepresented in health care leadership are encouraged to apply to our program. All decisions are made on merit and without consideration of race, gender, color, creed, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, marital status, or sexual orientation.

How to Apply

Applicants to our Program must have a record of significant and increasing professional responsibility in the health care delivery field. Additionally, a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is needed.

Applications may be submitted through either Institutional Application Form or Health Administration, Management & Policy CAS.

Your application to our Program should include the following:

  • Current curriculum vitae or resume
  • Official transcript(s) for programs where a degree was earned 
  • Two letters of recommendation (one must be your immediate supervisor) who can attest directly to your professionalism and leadership capabilities. Letters of recommendation may be emailed directly to
  • A personal statement (at least 500 words) that explains why you want to assume broader leadership responsibilities, what knowledge you would expect to derive from this program, and how you hope to apply it to critical strategic issues (such as quality improvement, increase in value) in your current professional setting and home institution.
  • GRE or GMAT test scores are not required, but candidates may submit them as additional evidence of their preparedness for advanced study

Early Admission Applications are due by April 1.
Regular Admission Deadline is August 1.

We strongly encourage applying as early as possible as the admissions committee meets frequently to review all completed applications.  Application files must have complete documentation by no later than 30 days prior to the start of a term (August 15 in most cases). Exceptions can be granted for compelling circumstances.

Application Review & Decisions

After completing your application, you will receive a comprehensive evaluation based upon a range of factors including academic record, professional experiences, leadership capabilities, major accomplishments, and personal motivation. We review applications on a rolling basis until all seats are filled.

International Students

Graduates from foreign colleges or universities who have completed an academic program equivalent to an American bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply. An English language proficiency test score from one of the following organizations is required of all applicants whose native language is not English and/or whose education was not conducted in English:

  • TOEFL iBT® score of 100 or higher
  • IELTS score of 7.5- 9

International applicants must have foreign transcripts submitted for a course by course evaluation and translation into English. Translations can be done through either the World Education Services (WES) or the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).