Earn an evening or online MS in Business with a Healthcare specialization from the University of Mary to advance your career and become a leader in a healthcare organization.

Good healthcare matters. When you earn a Master of Science in Business with a specialization in Healthcare, you’ll enhance the managerial skills you need to lead in a healthcare organization, facilitating business success and helping to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. Become a leader in one of America’s most important industries and take your career further.

At a Glance

Average salary for a hospital administrator

Program Length

As little as 16 months


  • Online
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT; and Fort Riley, KS

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Healthcare Administration Professionals
  • Medical Practice Assistant Managers/Staff
  • Physicians and Nurses
  • Other healthcare professionals who want to elevate their leadership and managerial skills

Career Paths

  • Practice Manager
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Executive
  • Pharmaceutical Executive
  • Insurance Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Healthcare-Sales Manager
  • Vice President

What You’ll Learn

In our MS in Business with a Healthcare specialization, you will gain advanced business leadership skills and undertake an in-depth examination of the American healthcare system and healthcare organizations. When you graduate, you will be prepared to:

  • Analyze practices and policies which appropriately address the unique healthcare laws and regulations healthcare organizations must follow.
  • Evaluate current issues in healthcare administration and possible impacts to an organization.
  • Evaluate the contemporary global business environment in an integrated manner to propose business solutions.
  • Demonstrate professional business communication.
  • Interpret results from multiple business support tools to inform decision making.
  • Take on leadership roles within your organization.
  • Apply advanced management strategies to improve employee productivity and business results.


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    The Gary Tharaldson School of Business at the University of Mary has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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Program Details

Your first step is to apply for candidacy by submitting the application for admission. Candidacy means you are on your way to completing the admissions process! You will need to be accepted into your program before you can enroll in classes.

Upon receiving candidacy you will need to submit the following to be considered for admissions into a graduate program:

  • Official transcripts showing a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
    • Graduated from the University of Mary? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. 
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.
  • Online
  • Evening courses at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; Billings, MT; and Fort Riley, KS
  • Tuition: $520/credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology fee: $30 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

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