Rutgers recognized as one of the world's top destinations to pursue an MBA in Healthcare/Pharma

Monday, May 4, 2015

Rutgers Business School was recognized as one of the "top 5 destinations" in the world to pursue an MBA in Healthcare/Pharma by, India’s No. 1 MBA Portal. The article offered advice to prospective MBA students to look at certain specializations each business school is reputed for when deciding where to apply.

As part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers Business School is located in the heart of the bio-pharmaceutical industry in the United States making Rutgers MBA students highly sought after by biopharma companies [watch video: Why biopharma companies recruit Rutgers MBA students].

Rutgers MBA students have earned prestige in the industry by beating out Wharton, Columbia and Kellogg as well as teams from Michigan State, MIT Sloan, Duke, Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business in a recent biopharma case competition [read story].


DIETER WEINAND, GLOBAL PRESIDENT OF BAYER HEALTHCARE PHARMACEUTICALS, gave the keynote speech at Rutgers Business School’s annual healthcare symposium.

Corporate partners like Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Johnson & Johnson and Novartis ensure that the program's curriculum addresses the many facets of the healthcare and pharmaceutical business, including legal, regulatory and ethical issues, characteristics of the health care system and real-world marketing challenges faced by the industry. The partnerships help to support a prestigious Industry Scholars Program that provides scholarships to cover in- or out-of-state tuition for eligible students, offers meaningful internship opportunities and enhances employment prospects with the industry.

By highlighting Rutgers Business School along with Boston University, IMD, China Europe International Business School - CEIBS and Vlerick Gent, Belgium, sought to help prospective students find an "MBA at the right university in the right destination to expand a career in the right direction." The website was established in 2006 to provide an information portal on management education which it believes is a global service.

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