Assistant Dean, Graduate Admissions
Rutgers Business School
Daniel Mehan, Ph.D.
The doctor of medicine (M.D.)/master of business administration (M.B.A.)
dual-degree program in New Brunswick, which is a collaborative effort
with the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
in New Brunswick, is designed to provide medical students with the
knowledge and skills necessary for positions in the health care industry
that require expertise in both the medical and economic aspects of
health care. Students earn both the M.D. degree and the M.B.A. degree during
the course of a five-year medical school program. As a dual-degree
program, students fulfill all academic requirements for each degree.
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Admission to the program is competitive. Applicants interested in
the M.D./M.B.A. program are required to apply directly to Rutgers Business School either prior to matriculation at Robert
Wood Johnson Medical School or during their second or third year of
medical school. Medical school students are encouraged 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/GRE 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
28 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:
- Business, Ethics, and Society (22:373:623)
- Career Development Program (22:135:583)
For the most current information, please visit our website.