Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

MBA Healthcare Management (MBA-HCM)

Today’s evolving healthcare industry calls for leaders who demonstrate innovation and leadership in the face of growing change—both in the USA and around the world.

Quinlan’s MBA in Healthcare Management develops professionals who are effective, responsible leaders who possess the knowledge, skill, and understanding to successfully manage and lead in any segment of this dynamic industry.

Through our cohort program, you can build your professional network within the industry, while completing a specialized MBA on the weekend—classes are on Saturdays, twice a month.

A minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience in the healthcare industry is required to be considered for this MBA program.

Interdisciplinary faculty

Led by Loyola’s nationally ranked Quinlan School of Business, the program draws upon the expertise of faculty from the University’s highly esteemed school of law. You will experience the leadership and analytic curriculum expected of a rigorous MBA program, while also learning the latest practical applications in healthcare management. Curriculum →

Alumni testimonials

Beyond our rankings, see how alumni describe the program. Learn more→

Rankings and reputation

Our executive healthcare management MBA is the only industry-specific MBA in Illinois. It is ranked No. 59 in the world by Eduniversal, 2019 and is one of the 25 best healthcare management degrees according to Best Health Degrees. Our EMBA is ranked No. 22 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, 2021. See all of Quinlan's rankings →

Length of program

Designed for working healthcare professionals, the part-time MBA in Healthcare Management can be completed in 24 months.


A new program begins in August 2021. Students take two to three courses each quarter. Classes meet twice a month—every other Saturday, with a modest number of class sessions held online.


The MBA in Healthcare Management is delivered in a cohort format: students attend all required courses together. Cohort groups provide greater focus and continuity, and will enable you to network effectively with classmates who share common interests and careers. Class profile →

International immersion

You’ll explore global health issues through an industry-specific study abroad course designed specifically for the cohort. Travel expenses are included in the tuition.

Apply now. Or learn more about our respected MBA in Healthcare Management by visiting our Chicago campus and reading about our alumni and students. You can also request more information about Quinlan's Healthcare MBA costs and benefits.