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MD/MBA Program

Upstate Medical University & Syracuse University Whitman School of Management


An opportunity to earn two valuable degrees in a coordinated five-year program.


Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University have partnered to provide our dual-degree MD/MBA program. This five-year program provides graduates with the unique training and experiences as physicians to navigate the business realms of healthcare and healthcare administration. 

5-Year MD/MBA Program Timeline

Year 0

Start MBA Requirements

MBA at Syracuse University - Fall, Spring, Summer
Year 1

Complete MBA, Start MD Requirements

Matriculate to the first year of medical school at Upstate Medical University

Summer between first and second year of medical school – MBA practicum at Syracuse University

Years 2-4

Complete MD Requirements

Complete MD at Upstate Medical University.

Receive both MD and MBA upon completion at graduation.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply through the American Medical College Application System (AMCAS) and list Upstate Medical University MD/MBA program as one of the schools on your application list. The requirements to apply to the MD/MBA program are the same as traditional medical school applicants and outlined here.

Interviews are held virtually on a rolling basis and by invitation only.

What can you do with an MD/MBA?

  • Work in healthcare administration
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Consulting
  • Open/operate a private or public healthcare facility
  • Much, much more!

Contact Us

State University of New York Upstate Medical University Weiskotten Hall

Upstate Medical University

Office of Admissions
(315) 464-4570
admiss@upstate.edu

Syracuse University Whitman School of Management

Syracuse University

Chris Wszalek, MBA
Executive Director, Graduate Admissions and Student Recruitment
Martin J. Whitman School of Management
716.949.1309
cwszalek@syr.edu

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