Who is this degree for?

  • Managers or executives in hospital systems and other healthcare organizations who want to leverage cutting-edge practices in digital transformation.
  • Early- to mid-career healthcare professionals who want to move into the business side of the field as management, or people in management positions in other industries who want to move over to healthcare.
  • Healthcare workers who would like a change in career path to one in management in the healthcare industry.
  • Managers and executives outside of healthcare who want to transition into the field.
  • Nursing staff and case managers, hospital and clinic administrators, operations, supply, and financial staff, pharmaceutical managers, IT professionals, and others could also benefit.

Cohorts and deadlines:

The application for the Spring 2023 II cohort of the MS in Management is now open. The application will close on February 3.

Classes for Spring 2023 II admitted students will begin on February 27th.

Admission Requirements:

Bachelor's degree

Graduation from a four-year bachelor’s level program with a degree from an accredited institution

English proficiency

Written and verbal

Professional experience

2-3 years professional experience, while not required, is a plus

Application Materials:

Resume or CV

Updated copy of your resume or CV

Unofficial or Official Transcripts

Unofficial or official transcripts, in English, from your undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) institution (Official, final transcripts must be submitted after admittance). If your transcripts are not in English or on a 4.0 GPA scale, you must have an evaluation through one of NACE’s member organizations: https://www.naces.org/members

Personal Statement

Personal statement in response to the following prompt: Please discuss both your short-term and long-term professional goals. Please describe what challenges you may face as well as how your previous experiences will help contribute to your future success. Your answer should highlight why you have decided to pursue a graduate degree at this point in your career and how you feel this particular degree at Northeastern will help you achieve success. (800 words maximum)

2 Letters of Recommendation

These should be individuals who can speak to your professional work experience.

For International Applications

If you did not complete your undergraduate degree in English or have two years of work experience in a native English speaking country, you will need to submit an English proficiency score (TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo). Test scores are valid for 2 years.

Application Process:

  • You can access the application by clicking here.
  • Click “Start Application” button at the bottom of the page
  • You will have the option to start and save for later.

Once you have completed your application:

  • We may request that some applicants participate in a 30 minute interview through Zoom. We will reach out to you via email to make that request. Reasons for this interview may include clarifying questions we may have from your application materials.
  • If you receive an admission offer, confirm your offer by the given deadline!

The application for the Spring 2023 II start of the MS in Management is now open. The final application deadline is on February 3, 2023.

Classes for Spring 2023 II admitted students will begin classes on February 27th.

Important Dates:

  • December 10, 2022: Spring 2023 II application open
  • February 3, 2023: Spring 2023 II deadline

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.