Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for employment consideration as a Health Care Administrator in the Navy Medical Service Corps, you must meet these basic requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen currently practicing in the United States
  • Master’s degree with a major in health care, hospital or health services administration (MHA). MHAs must be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
  • Or a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) with a concentration in Health Care Administration. MBAs must be accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Or have a master’s degree in public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in Public Health (Concentration in Administration)
  • Be willing to serve a minimum of three years of Active Duty
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 41
  • Be in good physical condition and pass a full medical examination

You may also be expected to meet certain preferred requirements:

  • Residency completion and employment experience in Health Care Administration (PPO, HMO, Managed Care)
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Letters of recommendation from military or civilian personnel

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you intend to serve Active Duty or Reserve Duty, and whether you are currently serving, have served before or have never served before.

To qualify for employment consideration as a Health Care Administrator in the Navy Medical Service Corps, you must meet these basic requirements:

  • Be a U.S. citizen currently practicing in the United States
  • Master’s degree with a major in health care, hospital or health services administration (MHA). MHAs must be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
  • Or a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) with a concentration in Health Care Administration. MBAs must be accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Or have a master’s degree in public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in Public Health (Concentration in Administration)
  • Be willing to serve a minimum of three years of Active Duty
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 41
  • Be in good physical condition and pass a full medical examination

You may also be expected to meet certain preferred requirements:

  • Residency completion and employment experience in Health Care Administration (PPO, HMO, Managed Care)
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Letters of recommendation from military or civilian personnel

General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you intend to serve Active Duty or Reserve Duty, and whether you are currently serving, have served before or have never served before.