Health Care Management

Ranked in 2015 | Health Care Management Rankings Methodology

Corrected 3/12/15: See the Morse Code blog for an update made to the 2016 health care management rankings.

With a health care management degree, graduates may become health care executives in many medical settings, including hospitals, health insurance companies and nursing homes. These are the top schools for health care management. Each school's score reflects its average rating on a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), based on a survey of academics at peer institutions.

Rank School name Score
#1
Overall Score:
University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor 

Ann Arbor, MI

4.4
#2
Overall Score:
University of Alabama—​Birmingham 

Birmingham, AL

4.3
#3Tie
Overall Score:
University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities 

Minneapolis, MN

4.2
#3Tie
Overall Score:
Virginia Commonwealth University 

Richmond, VA

4.2
#5Tie
Overall Score:
Rush University 

Chicago, IL

4.0
#5Tie
Overall Score:
University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill 

Chapel Hill, NC

4.0
#7Tie
Overall Score:
Johns Hopkins University 

Baltimore, MD

3.6
#7Tie
Overall Score:
St. Louis University 

St. Louis, MO

3.6
#7Tie
Overall Score:
U.S. Army -​ Baylor University 

Fort Sam Houston, TX

3.6
#10Tie
Overall Score:
Ohio State University 

Columbus, OH

3.5
#10Tie
Overall Score:
Trinity University 

San Antonio, TX

3.5
#10Tie
Overall Score:
University of Iowa 

Iowa City, IA

3.5
#10Tie
Overall Score:
University of Washington 

Seattle, WA

3.5
#14Tie
Overall Score:
Cornell University (Sloan) 

Ithaca, NY

3.4
#14Tie
Overall Score:
University of California—​Los Angeles 

Los Angeles, CA

3.4
#16
Overall Score:
George Washington University 

Washington, DC

3.3
#17Tie
Overall Score:
Baylor University 

Waco, TX

3.2
#17Tie
Overall Score:
Boston University 

Boston, MA

3.2
#17Tie
Overall Score:
Medical University of South Carolina 

Charleston, SC

3.2
#17Tie
Overall Score:
New York University 

New York, NY

3.2
#17Tie
Overall Score:
University of Colorado—​Denver /​ Network for Healthcare Management 

Denver, CO

3.2
#22Tie
Overall Score:
Columbia University 

New York, NY

3.1
#22Tie
Overall Score:
Georgetown University 

Washington, DC

3.1
#22Tie
Overall Score:
Tulane University 

New Orleans, LA

3.1
#22Tie
Overall Score:
University of Colorado—​Denver 

Denver, CO

3.1

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