Health Systems Science

Master of Leadership in Health Systems Science

Develop your professionalism and leadership skills while advancing your knowledge of health systems science in the Master of Leadership in Health Systems Science program. Students in this program learn to analyze the way care is delivered within a health care organization to improve patient care and maximize health.

Students in this program will learn how the aims of health science work together to better achieve enhanced patient experience within health systems, including improved patient and population health, reduced cost and better work-life balance for practitioners. Through health systems science, NEOMED aims to educate a future generation of collaborative and effective physicians and health care workers.

Application Deadline

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Prerequisite Courses

No prerequisite courses

Entry Term

Fall Semester



Program Length

1 year

Credit Hours

30 credits

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants must:

  • Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university
  • Maintained an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0
  • Complete a NEOMED online admissions application
  • Submit a personal statement; single spaced, minimum one page, not to exceed three pages that answers: Why are you an ideal candidate? Why do you want to earn a degree in Health Systems Science? Personal statements will be evaluated by the program admissions committee.
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions you have taken courses at. This includes both undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation from previous or current faculty, mentors, or colleagues (Letter must not come from family members or friends, or from educators/mentors prior to your undergraduate education)


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of the program?

Detailed cost tuition and fee information for the Health Systems Science program can be found in the University Fee Register.

Where can I find a list of required courses for the program?

Curriculum information can be found on the Health Systems Science Curriculum webpage.


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Reflections on the Master of Leadership in Health Systems Science program

“I was intrigued by this program initially due to its innovative approach. My cohort and I were able to receive formal guidance and education on the ins and outs of health systems science prior to medical school. Typically, a medical student would not learn the information presented in the program until well into their careers…”

— Joseph Kessler

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