Application Information

The admissions process of the Master's Degree Program in Health Delivery Science (MHDS) is competitive. The Admissions Committee is seeking ambitious professionals with strong performance in prior quantitative and analytical coursework, whose academic and/or professional achievements, communication skills and emotional intelligence demonstrate their potential to be high-performing leaders.

Who Should Apply?

The MHDS degree is designed for working professionals seeking to develop foundational skills and knowledge in health delivery science with an aim to become leaders in healthcare organizations. Many of our students have clinical degrees and seek to expand their influence and roles within and beyond their current organizations.

The program is ideal for those who may be considering a more traditional degree in public health but want greater exposure to modern analytic techniques and applied skills.

Application is due by June 21, 2023.

Key Deadlines 2023-24


September 1, 2022

Application Opens

June 21, 2023

Application Closes

June 30, 2023

Notifications of acceptance

July 15, 2023

Deadline to accept MHDS offer

August 28, 2023

First day of classes

Given the high number of applications, we are not able to grant in-person interviews for all candidates. Applications are judged on the basis of test scores, grades, personal statement and career goals, writing ability and letters of recommendation. Admitted students are given the opportunity to visit in person, meet with program leadership and tour the campus as needed prior to making final enrollment decisions.


Application Fee Waiver

The MHDS program will waive the application fee for applicants who are participating in—or who have participated in—a public service or other eligible program for at least a year. The fee waiver is a one-time offer for eligible applicants.

Tuition and Assistance

The total cost of tuition and student fees is $23,000. Employees of Cedars-Sinai Health System® eligible for Cedars-Sinai's tuition assistance program may receive up to $15,750 in assistance.

We also provide a limited number of academic scholarships each year for highly meritorious candidates from both within and outside Cedars-Sinai.

How to Apply

To apply to the Cedars-Sinai Master's Degree Program in Health Delivery Science, please submit your online application here:

Cedars-Sinai Master's Degree Program in Health Delivery Science

ATTN: MHDS Admissions
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Pacific Design Center, Suite G-532
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Diversity Statement

At Cedars-Sinai, we solicit and encourage applicants who will strengthen our diversity. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (40 or older), veteran status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

Have Questions or Need Help?

If you have questions or wish to learn more about the MHDS program, please contact:

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
8687 Melrose Ave.
Suite G-532
West Hollywood, CA 90069