Application Information


Applicants should have a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Nursing Administration, or an equivalent degree program. Applicants must have earned their degree prior to the start of the program, with the exception of the programs that require a residency or fellowship. Prior work experience in healthcare, including internships, and demonstrations of leadership through community involvement or professional associations is preferred.


Please apply via the NAFCAS* portal at with the following materials:

  1. Resume
  2. Personal Statement (not exceeding 750 words) containing a brief explanation of how your interest in healthcare management developed, what your career objectives are and how the fellowship will help you achieve them, and why, specifically, you are pursuing a fellowship at Meritus Health
  3. Official Graduate School Transcript (Visit the "Academic History" quadrant to submit colleges attended and to download the Transcript Request Form for your registrar's office. Transcripts should be sent directly from your registrar's office to NAFCAS)
  4. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript in PDF format e-mailed to
  5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation: (1) ACADEMIC, (1) PROFESSIONAL, and (1) OTHER (academic, professional, or letter from your program director)

Important Dates:



Administrative Fellowship Webinar

Sept. 13, 2022 12:15 - 12:45p.m. EST

Application Deadline

October 7, 2022 (11:59 pm EST)

Phone Interviews with applicants (Round 1)

Onsite Interviews with applicants (Round 2)

Offers Extended

Week of Oct. 17, 2022

Oct. 24, 2022

Oct. 28, 2022

Approximate Program Start Date

July 1, 2023