Doctor of Medicine / Master of Business Administration - New Brunswick

The Doctor of Medicine (MD) / Master of Business Administration (MBA) 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 healthcare industry that require expertise in both the medical and economic aspects of health care. Students earn both the MD degree and the MBA degree during the course of a five-year medical school program. As a dual degree program, students fulfill all academic requirements for each degree.

Admission to the program is competitive. There are a limited number of scholarships for this dual degree program that are awarded through Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Other first year medical students may be offered admission as well on a no scholarship basis. Students will be admitted to the program in the spring of each year. April 20th is the application deadline for this program. Medical students are required to take the GMAT examination and to be accepted for admission by Rutgers Business School.

To apply to the MBA program at Rutgers Business School, click here.



The MBA curriculum requires the completion of 60 credits of course work. This includes 25 credits of required core and foundation MBA courses focused on accounting, economics, finance, decision analysis, marketing, statistics, information technology, supply chain management, law, and management strategies. This sequence of course work also includes a choice of the 3 credit integrative requirement by completing Integrative Business Applications, Urban Entrepreneurship & 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 MBA 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 MD/MBA Program will complete a total of 48 credits at Rutgers Business School.

Please note: MD-MBA students are exempt from the following courses in the MBA curriculum:

  • Business, Ethics, and Society (22:373:623)
  • Career Development Program (22:135:583)


Program Contacts

RBS Office of Graduate Admissions

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School