Assistant Dean, Graduate Admissions
Rutgers Business School
George F. Heinrich, M.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
A collaborative effort between Rutgers Business School and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School,
the doctor of medicine (M.D.)/master of business administration (M.B.A.)
dual-degree program in Newark provides medical students with a
background relating to health care management. It provides them the
opportunity for learning in a unique environment with a diverse
community of students, taught by internationally renowned professors
while broadening their career perspectives.
Applicants interested in the M.D./M.B.A. program are required to apply directly to Rutgers Business School either prior to matriculation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
or during their first or second or third year of medical school.
Medical school students are encourage to do the M.B.A. portion either prior
to matriculating in the medical school or after their third year.
Medical school applicants applying to the M.B.A. program are required to
take the GMAT examination, and must apply and be accepted into Rutgers
Business School independently of their medical school acceptance.
To apply to the M.B.A. program at Rutgers Business School, visit the website.
The M.B.A. curriculum
requires the completion of 60 credits of coursework. This includes
25 credits of required core and foundation M.B.A. courses focused on
accounting, economics, finance, decision analysis, marketing,
statistics, information technology, supply chain management, law, and
management strategies. This sequence of coursework also includes a
choice of the 3-credit integrative requirement by completing
Integrative Business Applications, Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, Supply Chain Management Industry Project, or
Evaluating New Ventures. The program is specifically targeted to the
needs of medical students through the inclusion of 12 credits
transferred in from the medical school in areas of ethics, environmental
medicine, and clinical prevention. The remaining credits required for
the M.B.A. represent elective business courses or noted substitutes
selected on the basis of student interest and may include available
courses at the Rutgers School of Public Health. Students admitted to the M.D./M.B.A. program will complete a total of 48 credits at Rutgers Business School.
Please note: M.D./M.B.A. students are exempt from the following courses in the M.B.A. curriculum:
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