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B.S. in HIM to MBA Fast Track Program

Are you considering an MBA? Learn how a KU bachelor’s degree in health information management can fast track your admission to the KU Master of Business Administration program, through a relationship among these programs offering education in complimentary disciplines.

How to Participate

To participate in the B.S. to MBA fast track program, you must currently be admitted into KU's bachelor’s degree program in health information management. The selection process includes submitting a 1-2 page statement of intent by Feb. 1 of your spring semester, junior year in the bachelor's degree program. If selected, you may apply to the MBA program during the fall semester of your senior year.


Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA requirements: 3.3 KU and transfer cumulative GPA and 3.5 GPA on health information management course work
  • Minimum GMAT score of 550 (taken over summer between junior/senior semesters or early fall of senior semester)
  • Resume showing minimum one-year health care experience (by spring semester of senior year)
  • Statement of intent, 1-2 pages, describing why you want to pursue an MBA and how you plan to use your MBA in the future.

Students approved to apply for the MBA program through this opportunity may receive preferential admissions, waivers from select admissions requirements and opportunities to work with an interprofessional team to provide solutions for Kansas health care organizations once in the MBA program.

To participate in the B.S.-to-MBA fast-track program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Currently be admitted into KU's bachelor’s degree program in health information management.
  • Seek advising from your health information management undergraduate advisor to ensure graduate school readiness.
  • If approved by the health information program program, meet with an MBA program advisor.
  • Submit your MBA program application and required materials to the KU MBA program during the fall semester of your undergraduate senior year.
  • Complete your bachelor's degree in health information management at KU.
  • Start the KU MBA program the following semester.
KU School of Health Professions

University of Kansas Medical Center
Health Information Management
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 2008
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-2423 • 711 TTY