Combining Healthcare and Business Acumen
In the five-year Penn State MD/MBA program, students spend the first three years on coursework within the College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Students begin Smeal College of Business MBA coursework at the University Park campus in State College, Pennsylvania, in year four, before concluding with a combination of MD and MBA coursework at Smeal and clinical rotations in year five.
How to Apply
Students interested in the MD/MBA program must apply to both Penn State College of Medicine and the Penn State Smeal MBA Program separately, and must meet each program’s admissions requirements.
Students already enrolled in the MD program may apply to Smeal to enroll in the MD/MBA during their first three years of study.
More About Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State College of Medicine strives to create the best culture of respect and inclusion for our students. A number of programs, services and facilities are available.
- Cognitive Skills Program
- Disability Services
- Diverse student groups
- Harrell Health Sciences Library
- Office for Culturally Responsive Health Care Education
- Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Office for Professional Mental Health
- Office for a Respectful Learning Environment
- Simulation Center
- Student Health
Penn State College of Medicine offers housing in its University Manor East or University Manor West apartments to full-time students, residents, postdoctoral scholars and visiting scholars.
Life in Hershey, PA
Penn State College of Medicine's primary campus is located in Hershey, Pa. The area provides numerous diverse and delicious dining experiences, sports, concerts and entertainment, and is a short drive away from the Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, metro areas.