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 15 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: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Official transcripts -  Your official transcripts and any test scores that may be required by your program to be sent to the university. Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your transcripts for you! At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office. You can send transcripts to:
    Office of Admissions
    University of Mary
    7500 University Drive
    Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

For a list of courses for this program, visit the catalog.

  • 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/Safety fee: $35 per credit
  • Parking fee (evening class participants only): $25 per semester

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