MSHMI Admissions

Admission to the Master in Healthcare Management and Informatics program is based on a competitive evaluation of the pool of applicants who complete the following:

STEP 1: Complete the Online Application

STEP 2: Submit College Transcripts

You must submit transcripts from all previous college courses at all the institutions you attended.

STEP 3: Submit a GMAT or GRE test score

You may apply for a GMAT alternative within the application if you meet one of the following requirements:

  • A previously earned advanced degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
  • Post-baccalaureate professional experience of at least eight years in a related field, such as: healthcare, informatics, information systems, computing, or data analytics.
  • Post-baccalaureate professional certifications, such as: SAS/R, Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Programming, or Database. (Documentation will be required.)

Step 4: Submit your Resume

STEP 5: Submit an Application Letter

This letter (maximum of 300 words) outlines the candidate’s professional and educational goals and provides a rationale for why/how this program will meet the candidate’s career aspirations. This letter can be uploaded into the online application or submitted to

STEP 6: Submit Two Letters of Recommendation

These letters should be from individuals who can accurately assess your potential for success in this academic program and/or in the healthcare and informatics professions.

NOTE: International Applicants

Kennesaw State University (KSU) prides itself in being a globally engaged university and welcomes applications from diverse students around the world. For admission to the program, international students have additional requirements which are outlined in the "Graduate Admission" section of the catalog and on the Graduate Admission's website. All international students are required to submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores and have them sent directly to KSU.