Admissions

 

Application Deadlines:

Spring 2021 Application Deadline:   January 19, 2021 

The MS in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership Program welcomes students from a range of disciplines such as dentistry, gerontology, medicine, nursing, nutrition, occupational and physical therapies, pharmacy, social work and other non-clinical professionals working in the healthcare industry. As you go through the application process, you will have an admissions advisor who will work with you to answer questions, assist you with the online application to ensure that you meet the application deadlines, and confirm that your application materials are complete.

The program’s admissions committee will review your application and determine your admission status. In addition to meeting the minimum requirements for acceptance into the program, the committee will consider your career and personal goals for entering the program, your work and volunteer experience, evidence of leadership, and the strength of your professional and academic references.

Admissions Requirements:
  • Submission of a completed online application.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Official academic transcripts of undergraduate degree(s), any other degrees, and any other college/university courses completed. Applicants who completed degrees and/or course work outside of the U.S. must submit a course-by-course credential evaluation in English from a credential evaluation service that is a member of NACES, such as World Education Services or Education Credential Evaluators. Transcripts and/or credential evaluations should be sent directly from the awarding institution or evaluation service to [email protected] or mailed to the address provided below:

UCSF School of Nursing
MS HAIL Program
2 Koret Way, N505M
San Francisco CA 94143-6080

  • Completion of an introductory course in statistics within the past 10 years. Waivers may be considered and must be requested within the online application.
  • Must be employed within a healthcare environment with a minimum of 6 months full-time professional or management experience in healthcare. 
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of reference are required. One must be from a former faculty or someone who can speak to your academic potential, a second from someone well acquainted with your professional preparation, experience and potential for leadership, and a third from an administrator within your healthcare organization.
  • Personal and Goal Statements
  • Interprofessional Capstone Project Idea
  • Proficiency in English and academic writing.  (see FAQ for more details on academic writing skills)

     Applicants whose first language is not English must either: 

  1. Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  UCSF code 4840) and achieve a minimum overall TOEFL score of 92 (Internet-based test) or 213 (computer-based test), or take the IELTS – the International English Language Testing System and achieve a minimum score of 7. Test scores are valid for a maximum of two years from the test date, or
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in English by completing one year of full-time study with a minimum GPA of 3.0 at a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

 

UCSF’s Commitment to Diversity

“Diversity is the key to excellence in healthcare.” The Sullivan Commission Report, 2004

The online MS in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership Program is committed to recruiting and preparing students from diverse backgrounds to become national and international leaders in healthcare. Read about UCSF PRIDE values here.

Student Disability Services (SDS)

UCSF is committed to providing all students equal access to all of its programs, services, and activities. Student Disability Services (SDS) is the campus office that works with students who have disabilities to determine and coordinate reasonable accommodations. Students who have, or think they may have, a disability are invited to contact SDS ([email protected]); or 415-476-6595) for a confidential discussion and to review the process for requesting accommodations in classroom and clinical settings. More information is available online at sds.ucsf.edu. Accommodations are never retroactive; therefore students are encouraged to register with Student Disability Services as soon as they begin their programs. UCSF encourages students to engage in support seeking behavior via all of the resources available through Student Life, for consistent support and access to their programs.

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy1, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services2. The University also prohibits sexual harassment.

This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, and treatment in University programs and activities.

1 Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.
2 Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the uniformed services.