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M.D./MBA Program

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) have partnered to offer an M.D./MBA program. Pairing an MBA with an M.D. degree gives students a unique blend of skills to advance their careers.

M.D./MBAs are able to complete their MBA in one year, while enrolled in the M.D. program, and without interrupting their career later.

The program allows students to count 15 credit hours from their MSM M.D. degree courses toward their MBA elective requirements, reducing the cost and time required to complete the MBA degree.

Why Pursue an M.D./MBA Degree
  • Develop business acumen, strategic thinking, and communication skills to progress in leadership roles at healthcare companies, insurance companies, and government organizations.
  • Acquisition of skills and knowledge to manage a future medical practice as a business and to become a more effective medical practitioner.
  • Preparation to effectively participate in healthcare-focused entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Transfer M.D. credit hours and reduce time required to complete an MBA degree.
Why an MBA from Scheller College
  • The MBA program is nationally ranked and globally recognized.
  • Partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine to complete your MBA while enrolled in the M.D. program, without interrupting your career later.
  • Focus on applied learning prepares you to compete effectively in the technology-enabled healthcare ecosystem of the future.
  • Location in Tech Square offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn in one of the nation’s premier high-tech business centers, and interact with Fortune 500 innovation centers and successful entrepreneurs.
Eligibility

Students who are enrolled in the M.D. program at Morehouse School of Medicine are eligible to apply to Scheller College. Students admitted into the M.D. program at MSM can apply at any time prior to the end of their third year in the M.D. program.

Morehouse School of Medicine students must apply to and be accepted by the Scheller College MBA Admissions Office.

Program Structure

M.D./MBA students take 39 credit hours at Scheller College and transfer 15 credits of specific courses from the M.D. program at Morehouse School of Medicine to complete the 54 credit hour MBA curriculum at Scheller. With a higher course load per semester than those who pursue a single degree, students can complete both the M.D. and the MBA degrees in five years. 

During the first three years, students will take M.D. courses at Morehouse School of Medicine. During the fourth year, students will take 39 credit hours of MBA courses at Scheller College. During their fifth year, students will primarily take courses at MSM and may take a few courses at Scheller to complete the MBA requirements.

Sequence of M.D./MBA Courses and Credits Earned at Scheller
Courses
Credits Earned at Scheller
Years 1-3 M.D. program courses only at Morehouse School of Medicine 0
Year 4
Fall semester
MBA core courses
MGT 6510 Leadership Development (evening section)
15
1.5
16.5
Year 4
Spring semester
MBA core courses
MBA electives
4.5
12
16.5
Year 4, Summer semester MBA electives (evening sections) 6
Year 5 M.D. program courses at Morehouse School of Medicine and option to complete MBA requirements at Scheller if needed
TOTAL 39 Credits
Application & Admissions

Morehouse School of Medicine students must apply to and be accepted by the Scheller College MBA Admissions Office. 

MSM M.D. students can apply by any of the Full-time MBA deadlines. However, applying in round one or round two, maximizes an applicant's consideration for merit-based scholarships.

Admission to the MBA program is competitive and will depend on academic background, career goals, fit with the MBA program, test scores, application essays, and leadership potential. View Georiga Tech Full-time MBA class profile and admission statistics for the current class. In addition to submitting the standard online MBA application, the MBA admission process will include an in-person interview. MSM M.D. students may submit MCAT scores (in lieu of GMAT/GRE scores) for admission.

M.D./MBA Special Application Instructions:

  • When completing the application, there is no specific M.D./MBA Program to select. Indicate that your Program of Study is Management (MBA –Full-time Program). Both your Morehouse School of Medicine education and your essays will indicate your interest in the M.D./MBA option.
  • In the Academic History, you should select Morehouse School of Medicine and Doctor of Medicine.
  • In the unofficial GMAT section of the application, please input your MCAT scores.

Full-time MBA application requirements and deadlines

Tuition & Financing
Tuition

MSM M.D./MBA students will be enrolled at Georgia Tech during their fourth year and will pay the applicable Full-time MBA tuition and fees to Georgia Tech for that academic year.

The cost includes 12+ credit hours per semester for the academic year. The academic year includes Fall and Spring semesters. During the Summer semester, students will pay the Full-time MBA per credit hour rate for the remaining six credits. Please contact the Scheller College Full-time MBA admissions department for current fees per credit hour.

During the fifth year, if students are enrolled at Georgia Tech to complete the MBA requirements, tuition and mandatory fees will be assessed by Georgia Tech based on the number of credits taken at Scheller College at the applicable current Full-time MBA per credit hour rate.

Please note that the tuition and fees are subject to change after any academic term. Check the Full-time MBA Tuition and Financing web page for the academic year you plan to enroll in the MBA program.

During the first three years of the M.D. program, students will be enrolled at Morehouse School of Medicine and will not be enrolled at Scheller College.

Financing

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business offers a variety of funding opportunities for the MBA program. Submitting the official MBA application by the Full-time MBA round one or round two deadline maximizes an applicant's chances for consideration of merit-based scholarships.

Full-time MBA tuition and financing

To learn more about the M.D./MBA program , or if you have any questions, contact us online or call us at 404.894.8722.