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The College of St. Scholastica

As the Healthcare Industry Evolves, so too Should its Leaders

As administrators rise from healthcare professions such as medicine, nursing, pharmacists and physical and occupational therapy into leadership positions within business and management, there is an entirely new set of challenges to face.

Fast Facts

  • Curriculum focused on the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the unique challenges faced by hospitals and clinics in rural areas
  • Built on a history of excellence in healthcare with faculty and advisory board members that are leaders in their professions
  • Online, accelerated eight-week term
  • Attend part-time and finish in two years*
  • 36 total program credits

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The online format was perfect for my busy family and work life, the knowledge I gained is invaluable, and I’m grateful to be a stronger professional.

Jessica Stauber, MBA

Degree Details


Tuition: $554/credit*

* Tuition rates are for the 2022-23 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change.

Program Overview

Building on a History of Healthcare Education

Since emerging as a national presence on the healthcare scene in the 1930s, St. Scholastica has earned a reputation for its history of innovation and expertise.  The College’s interdisciplinary approach combines the strengths of the School of Health Sciences and the Stender School of Business and Technology.  St. Scholastica faculty and staff are leaders in their professions and provide national thought leadership, consulting services, education and technology solutions designed to prepare future healthcare professionals and advance healthcare practices for the growing demands of the nation’s rapidly changing healthcare industry.

Program Outcomes

Our graduate program provides current information and skills in leadership, finance, marketing, human resources, managing change, information technology, and other key areas. The courses focus on practical skills and cases that can be transferred back to your facilities, staff and patients. We emphasize the use of teamwork, critical thinking and communication, networking, and personal interactions with our experienced faculty.


Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Admission Information

Visit our admissions page for information about transcripts, online application, international admissions and financing.

Application Deadlines

Aug 15


New Students
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8
Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
Returning Students

A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.


  • No GMAT or GRE required
  • No prerequisite coursework is required, however students who enter the MBA in Rural Healthcare program should:
    • Demonstrate strong writing and quantitative thinking skills.
    • Have prior education in economics and accounting. A student without this background may be challenged by some of the MBA in Rural Healthcare courses and should discuss his or her situation with the program advisor to determine if preparatory courses are advisable.