The Georgetown University School of Medicine and McDonough School of Business offer a full-time, five-year program that leads to both MD and MBA degrees and is intended for students interested in health care management.
Candidates seeking positions that require strong leadership skills, medical expertise, and a solid business foundation in careers in healthcare administration, healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship, and medical technology should strongly consider augmenting their graduate business studies with an MD from the School of Medicine.
At a Glance
|Course Sequence||Program Requirements|
|Year one - Medical School + 1 MBA course a semester||Total credits - 51 MBA Credits + Completion of MD Degree Requirements|
|Year two - Medical School + 1 MBA course in the fall semester||MBA credits - 51|
|Year three - Medical School||MD credits - MD Degree Requirements|
|Year four - Business School|
|Year five - Both|
In your first year at Georgetown University, you will be enrolled primarily in MD classes, but will take at least one MBA core course in the evening all three semesters (fall, spring, and summer). In year two, you will complete one MBA core course in the fall while continuing to pursue the majority of your coursework at the School of Medicine. Year three will be dedicated entirely to MD coursework and year four will switch to the McDonough School of Business.
In the final year of the program, you will complete the Global Business Experience as part of the MBA program. MBA elective courses are taken throughout years four and five. Scheduling of electives is coordinated with academic advisors in both the McDonough School of Business and the Medical School.
Students must apply and be accepted by both the Georgetown McDonough School of Business and the School of Medicine prior to enrolling in Georgetown.
Please confirm the specific School of Medicine admission requirements with an academic advisor at the School of Medicine.
Phone: (202) 687-1154
Fax: (202) 687-3079
"The MBA portion of the MD/MBA dual degree program has added an entirely new dimension to my Georgetown experience. It has been a remarkable and intensive experience full of new opportunities and growth. The McDonough School of Business trains one to have an analytical and problem-solving mindset, which coupled with the leadership and teamwork training will be incredibly helpful in bringing solutions to the table in an ever changing healthcare industry. Additionally, the people I have met along the way and the friendships formed have been as valuable as the knowledge learned. Working with world-renowned professors and having classmates from all over the world are two of the greatest strengths of the program. I am confident that much of what I have gained at the business school will aid me in my career as a physician and will certainly enhance opportunities to improve the healthcare system as a physician-leader."
— Mark Matza, MD/MBA, 2014