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Two master's degrees

in the time of one

The School of Health Care Administration and Spears School of Business are jointly offering a Master's of Science in Health Care Administration and Master's of Business Administration dual degree program. The MsHCA and MBA dual degree is designed to train leaders to guide hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other health organizations. It is ideal for those want to move into management or executive positions in health care.

Admission requirements

  • MBA
    • Official GMAT or GRE test score (waivers available on a case-by-case basis)
    • Resume
    • Statement of Purpose for Seeking Admission to the OSU MBA Program
    • All persons for whom English is a second language are required to present proof of English competency
    • All undergrad and grad transcripts
    • Two letters of recommendation (if applying to both programs at the same time)
  • HCA
    • Upload unofficial transcripts to your application from each college or university you have attended or are currently attending, including OSU. Students should have earned a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.
    • Statement of purpose for seeking admission to the OSU HCA program
    • All persons for whom English is a second language are required to present proof of English competency

Important note:

  • Applicants must use the dual degree application pathway and be admitted into both programs before pursuing the dual degree. Anyone already admitted to either one of the programs cannot start pursuing the dual degree without submitting an application and receiving admission into the other program.
  • Dual degree students must work with the advisor in both programs independently to ensure they are meeting the course requirements for both degrees.
  • The dual degree utilizes core courses from both degree programs and requires 45 credit hours total to complete.
  • The MBA portion of this program can be completed either online or in-person in Tulsa.


Amanda Benn

 OSU Center for Health Sciences918-561-1402

Emily Murphy

Watson Graduate School of Management



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