University of Missouri Health Care is seeking top-performing graduates to join our Administrative Fellowship Program for the purpose of developing future leaders for MU Health Care. Eligible applicants must be graduates with an accredited master’s degree in health care administration, public health, public administration, health informatics or business administration prior to the start of the Fellowship. Applicants with an MBA or MPA degree must have a minimum of nine health care-specific credit hours or six months of work experience in health care. The application deadline for the 2021-2023 Administrative Fellowship is Friday, September 18th, 2020.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.

Required application materials

The first step in applying to the Fellowship program is to complete our online Fellowship application.

Please include the following with your online application:

  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation:
    • Prefer (1) to be from your academic program
  • A personal essay of no more than 500 words that describes:
    • Why would you like a career in healthcare?
    • Why would you like to join MU Health Care?

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Fellowship application and selection timeline

The application deadline is Friday, September 18th, 2020. Any application materials received after September 18th, 2020 will not be considered.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible for consideration

Phone interviews

After a thorough review of all completed applications, selected applicants will be contacted to complete a phone interview. The phone interviews will take place within 2 weeks of receipt of the completed application.

On-site interviews

For on-site interviews, top applicants will be invited to visit MU Health Care in Columbia, Missouri. Travel and accommodations will be made courtesy of MU Health Care. Applicants will be offered to attend an interview session based on availability.

Interviews will be completed the week of October 12th, 2020.

Final decisions and offers extended

Final decisions will be made no later than October 26th, 2020.

The Fellowship will begin late Spring 2021.


A competitive salary consisting of:

Compensation for Year 1: $60,000

Compensation for Year 2: $65,000

Along with an outstanding benefits package.

MU Health Care is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.