Admission Procedures and Requirements

Students may enter the program in the fall and spring semesters. Applicants must:

  • Have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized college or university with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale or better. Those with a GPA below 3.0 will be considered on a case by case basis for provisional acceptance.
  • Submission of the GMAT/GRE test scores are no longer required for admission into our programs.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation in support of graduate work by the applicant's employer, previous instructor, or professional colleagues. Recommendations must specifically address (1) your potential for becoming an effective health care leader, and (2) examples of leadership potential that you have already exhibited.
  • A Statement of Purpose must accompany your application. Your statement should focus on three areas: (1) the main reason you are choosing healthcare leadership as a career choice; (2) the main talents, skills and competencies that you possess that are indicative of your potential as a healthcare leader; and (3) the reason you are choosing Barry University's program to help you achieve your goal of becoming a healthcare leader.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae is required.

Note: International applicants must meet all requirements for international students listed in the general admissions section of the University Catalog.

Transfer and Non-Degree Students

For transfer students, approval may be granted for the transfer of up to 6 graduate credits of comparable courses from another university. For non-degree, non-matriculating students, and application form, a transcript from a regionally accredited undergraduate program, indication of a bachelor's degree and a nonrefundable application fee must be submitted prior to beginning courses. Non-degree students may enroll in two courses, but must fulfill all admission requirements to continue in the program.