Bringing Together Research and Business
A cooperative program between Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Harrisburg allows for concurrent work on both a doctorate in biomedical sciences and a professional master's degree in business administration.
The program is designed primarily for students interested in pursuing a career involving high-quality independent research and positions of management responsibility within the biomedical sciences community.
How to Apply
Students interested in the PhD/MBA program must first apply to the Penn State College of Medicine Biomedical Sciences PhD Program, then be recommended for an apply to the Penn State Harrisburg MBA Program.
In addition to the general requirements for admission to The Graduate School and the requirements for admission to the Biomedical Sciences PhD program, specific MBA requirements also apply.
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
- Harrell Health Sciences Library
- Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Office for a Respectful Learning Environment
- Simulation Center
- Student Health
- Student Mental Health and Counseling
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 is located in Hershey, Pa., home of HersheyPark, a family theme park, and The Hershey Co., one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in the world. It's also home to diverse and delicious dining experiences, sports, concerts and entertainment.