Admissions FAQ

Is there an application fee?

Yes. There is a $200 fee that is required before submitting your application.

When is the application deadline?

Admissions for the Executive MBA/MS program operates on a rolling basis with a Priority Scholarship Deadline on January 5, 2021, a Regular Admissions Deadline on March 1, 2021, and a Final Application Deadline of May 15, 2021. You are strongly encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible, when the maximum number of class seats are available.

Are scholarships available?

There are limited scholarships available. Applicants who apply for admission to the Program will be considered for partial scholarships by the Scholarship Committee based on the strength of their application. There is no supplemental information required for scholarship consideration. Scholarship awards will be communicated in conjunction with offers of admission. Please contact us at for additional details.

Can I submit my application for admission before my transcripts and letters of recommend reach your offices?

Yes, we will add your transcripts and recommendation letters to your application as they arrive. We will confirm receipt of all required materials once you submit.

How many years of work experience should the average applicant have?

The admissions committee typically looks for a minimum of 5-7 years full-time work experience. The admissions committee may consider candidates with less, as other factors are taken into account, such as post-residency experience for physicians, and demonstrated career progression.

Do I need to be employed full-time to apply?

Yes, you must be employed full-time at the time of enrollment.

Is the GMAT required for admission?

 Standardized test scores are optional, the GMAT is not a required component of the application.

Where do I send my transcripts?

Please send all transcripts to the following address:

Cornell University SC Johnson College of Business
Attn: Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Admissions
2 West Loop Road
New York, NY 10044

Do transcripts from institutions outside the United States need to be evaluated and, if applicable, translated?

Transcripts must be translated from an accredited body. We may also request an evaluation. Please contact to determine appropriate steps.

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