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Applying to the Leadership in Health Care Systems Program

How to apply to the Leadership in Health Care Systems program at the University of Rochester.

The University of Rochester School of Nursing uses a comprehensive, holistic review process during which each application receives individual consideration. We seek applicants who:

  • demonstrate leadership potential and emotional intelligence
  • are motivated and prepared to pursue this interdisciplinary program of study
  • are committed to upholding the values of the school particularly related to promoting partnerships, equity, and inclusion

Application Deadlines

Apply to start the master's in leadership program three times a year. All application materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the deadline.

Application Dates & Deadlines
Entry Semester Application Opens Application Deadline
Spring May 1 Sept. 15
Summer Oct. 1 Jan. 15
Fall Feb. 1 April 15

Program Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Leadership in Health Care Systems program:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 from your most recent relevant degree
  • One year of experience in the health care industry
  • Statistics course with a grade of C or above
  • English language proficiency

Application Requirements

To complete an application, create an account and complete all sections of the application. Submit the following materials by uploading to your application before the deadline:

  • Official transcripts from all schools attended
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references
  • Current resume or CV
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or DET scores for applicants who are non-native English speakers

Learn more about how to complete the application and upload these materials.

Application Review Process

Once you complete your application, you may receive a follow-up email to schedule an interview with members of our Admissions Review Committee. We look forward to reviewing your application!

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