Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration

The combined MD/MBA program at East Carolina University College of Business focuses on giving physicians the necessary skill-set for successfully integrating medicine and business.

Whether managing an individual or group medical practice, leading a corporate or non-profit hospital, or developing healthcare policy, the understanding of fundamental financial, management, and organizational practices is essential.

The MD/MBA program is available to:

  • Students accepted to or enrolled in an accredited medical school
  • Resident physicians with an MD earned from an accredited medical school
  • Practising physicians

Admission Requirements

A completed application includes:

  1. online application form
  2. application fee of $75
  3. current resume
  4. official transcripts (guidelines and information)
  5. official GMAT or GRE standardized test scores*. Check our admissions requirements to see if you qualify for a GMAT/GRE waiver.

Mail official transcripts to:
ECU Graduate School
131 Ragsdale Building
Greenville, NC  27858-4353
P: (252) 328-6012 | Email: gradschool@ecu.edu

All graduate applications must be submitted to the ECU Graduate School, the University-wide office that coordinates all graduate applications.

You are responsible for the submission and receipt of all application materials. When your application is complete, the application packet is then sent to the College of Business Graduate Programs office for evaluation.

Applicants are admitted to the MBA, MS-STH, and MSA programs only upon the issuance of a formal letter of admission by the Graduate School.


The Graduate School will destroy incomplete applications one year after the beginning date of the term of intended enrollment.

Application Deadlines

East Carolina University admits students for each semester and does not necessarily adhere to the ECU Graduate School admission deadlines for domestic students. International students must adhere to all University (thus ECU Graduate School) deadlines.

Completed applications must be received by the ECU Graduate School no later than the date indicated for each semester or summer session.

Students seeking financial assistance through graduate assistantshipsscholarships, or financial aid are strongly urged to apply early, as awards are based on demand and dependent on available funding.

Students with questions regarding in-state student status should review the Graduate School’s webpage. 

Domestic Students
Fall – June 1
Spring – November 15
1st Summer Session – March 15
2nd Summer Session – May 1

International Students
Fall – February 1
Spring – October 1
1st Summer Session – not accepted
2nd Summer Session – not accepted

Since additional time is required for visa and other document processing, university deadlines are strictly enforced.

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