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Master of Science in Health Care Delivery Leadership Admissions

From solving health care delivery issues to navigating complex health care policy, the Master of Science in Health Care Delivery Leadership program prepares you to become a future trailblazer in health care. We welcome your application to the program and look forward to having you.

To apply to the Master of Science in Health Care Delivery Leadership program, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and 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

Applications may be submitted through either Institutional Application Form (no fee) or Health Administration, Management, and Policy CAS. Applicant requirements include:

  • Current curriculum vitae or resume.
  • Official transcript(s) for programs where a degree was earned.
  • One letter of recommendation (preferably from a supervisor who can attest directly to your professionalism and leadership capabilities).
  • A personal statement (maximum 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, etc.) 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.

Individuals who are from groups historically underrepresented in health care leadership are encouraged to apply to our program. We are committed to improving the diversity of our students, trainees, and faculty. 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.

International Applicants

We encourage applications from qualified individuals, regardless of country of origin or where you received your academic and research training. Graduates from foreign colleges or universities who have completed an academic program equivalent to an American bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply. Following both government and school regulated processes, admissions requirements include:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or testing equivalent with a score of 100 or higher, or equivalent (such as IELTS, CAE, PTE), only if you are from a non-English-speaking country and did not earn a degree from an English-speaking university or curriculum. Applicants submitting IELTS scores (minimum score of 7.5) must send them directly to our admissions office at the following address:

Director of Admissions Processing and Systems
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Office of Enrollment Services
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1002
New York, New York 10029

Application Deadline and Decisions

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.

  • Early admission applications due by: April 1
  • Regular admission deadline: August 1

After reviewing your application and ensuring requirements are met, our team conducts a comprehensive evaluation based on your academic record, professional experiences, leadership capabilities, major accomplishments, and personal motivation. We review applications on a rolling basis until all seats are filled. Review periods typically last 10 business days, and you will be notified within two weeks of completed application submission.

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