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Romeo Entsuah Romeo Entsuah
Master of Management in Health Care 2013

Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist, Baptist Hospital & Saint Thomas Health

My journey through the MMHC program has mimicked the stages of metamorphosis; I arrived here barely knowing the fundamentals in health care management, but now I am confident I possess the tools to navigate the complex and ever-changing health care ecosystem

Tuition and Financing

An investment worth making.

Tuition and Fees
The Master of Management of Health Care program cost for the 2015-16 academic year:

  • Tuition: $49,950
  • Books,  Supplies, Meals: $3,998

Financing Your MBA

Company Sponsorship
Some Master of Management in Health Care students receive some level of financial support from their employers. Sponsoring organizations enjoy many benefits from this investment. However, typically about 4 percent of students are fully self-funded.

How Your Organization Benefits from Your Studies
Almost from day one, Vanderbilt Master of Management in Health Care students apply classroom and project learning to solve problems back at work. Their heightened knowledge and skills make them more valuable, versatile managers – blending quantitative and financial acumen, leadership, and strategic planning to support organizational challenges. Executive perspective is enchanced to support organization-wide goals.

Master of Management in Health Care students may apply for U.S. Government loans as full-time students via the Vanderbilt Financial Aid Office.

To learn more about your loan options, visit the following websites: Vanderbilt Financial Aid and

Because students are working executives capable of funding education through corporate sponsorships, loans and cash flow, scholarships for the program are not available.

GI, Yellow Ribbon Educational Enhancement Program

Under the Yellow Ribbon Program, a part of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008, colleges and universities can work with the federal government to offer financial awards to veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. To be eligible, veterans must have served three years on active duty or at least 30 continuous days before being discharged for service-related injuries since the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks.
Qualified veterans who enroll in Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of Management will be awarded up to $40,000 for tuition. This is broken down as $20,000 per year ($10,000 from the Veteran's Administration and $10,000 from Vanderbilt.)
For more information on the Yellow Ribbon Program click here.

GI Bill

Tuition is paid by the Veterans' Administration at a rate of $19,198.31 (this amount changes every year) annually. Fees are paid at the percentage of your entitlement. If you are 100% entitled, then your Owen fees will be paid at 100%.

Parking fees are not covered.

Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management will award you $10,000 Yellow Ribbon Scholarship per academic year. The VA will match this contribution with $10,000 per academic year toward your tuition, for a total of $40,000 over two years.

You will also be entitled to $1,000 book stipend annually. Your housing will be at 100% eligibility and sent directly to you. Currently the rate of housing is $1,515.00  per month. This amount also changes every year. This is for the time enrolled. Therefore, months like December and January, when you are not attending/enrolled, your housing will be prorated.

If you need to supplement your VA benefits with additional funding you may want to consider applying for a Federal Direct Unsubsidized loan. The maximum amount of that loan is $20,500 per academic year. It is an interest bearing loan that will accrue at the rate of 6.8% fixed while in school.

Please contact Vanderbilt University's Financial Aid office for more information and help in understanding your benefits.