Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Is the Rice MBA with Health Care program only available to Full-Time MBA students?

No, it is available to Full-Time, Professional, or Executive MBA students as a concentration or specialization.

Will a concentration or specialization extend the length of the MBA program?

No, the program length will remain the same at 22 months.

Do I still need to take the GMAT for the Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management?

No, the GMAT is not required for this Executive Education program.

What are the admission requirements for the MBA with Health Care concentration or specialization?

Students must be enrolled in either the Rice Full-Time, Professional, or Executive MBA programs.

Information about the general Rice MBA programs can be found on the Academics page.

Is there a separate application for the MBA with Health Care program?

No, however you may indicate your interest towards Health Care on the Rice admissions application.

What is the career outlook for an MBA with Health Care graduate?

Successful completion of the program prepares students for careers in the hospital, biotechnology, life science, and managed care industries.

How can I contact the Health Care department if I have further questions?

Through email at or via phone at 713.348.8432

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
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