Career Outcomes in Healthcare

Top Healthcare Employers of Michigan Ross MBA Graduates
United Healthcare

of graduates went into healthcare.


median base salary.


median signing bonus

2022 Detailed Compensation Information–Healthcare/Pharmaceutical Products

  base salary mean base salary Median base salary RANGE Signing Bonus MEDIAN
Healthcare $147,111 $140,000 $121,000-$197,000 $30,000

Here’s How You’ll Get There

No matter your focus in the field, the Ross MBA experience is designed to help you stand out as you recruit for the most desirable jobs in healthcare.

Health Innovation Scholars Program

The Health Innovation Scholars Program offers scholarships to MBA applicants with an interest in healthcare. The program includes: a full-tuition scholarship, professional development funding, and alumni and cohort networking. No separate application is required. All applicants that list healthcare as their desired career interest are considered.

Add a Healthcare Management Concentration to Your MBA 

The Healthcare Management Concentration complements the Full-Time MBA curriculum with electives both at Ross and at top-rated schools throughout the university, along with healthcare-related activity outside the classroom. This combination, coupled with support for recruiting in healthcare, gives you the multidisciplinary background to become a true leader in the healthcare industry.

Healthcare Management Concentration

Tackle MAP Projects in Healthcare

As part of the Michigan Ross core curriculum, you’ll fully dedicate yourself to working with an organization on solving a real business problem right before your summer internship. Take a look at recent MAP projects in healthcare.

ReWalk Robotics

Boston, MA

Analyze the business case and market requirements for bringing a new robotic assistive medical device to market.


Minnetonka, MN

Identify and define a customer service operating model for the future core consumer of UnitedHealthcare's commercial insurance business.

Aravind Eye Care System

Chennai, India

Create a five-year strategic plan for Aravind Eye Hospital Chennai.

Classroom at Ross

Dive Deeper into Healthcare Experiences

Your immersion in healthcare doesn’t stop with focused academics. Outside of the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to add a rich healthcare perspective to your extracurricular activities as well.

Healthcare & Life Sciences Club

HLS is committed to preparing the next generation of healthcare executives through educational sessions on key industry topics; resume reviews; interview prep; access to interdisciplinary projects; and events. 

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HLS Symposium

An annual two-day healthcare event, featuring numerous healthcare companies and 150+ students, is filled with networking receptions, keynote speeches, healthcare topic panels, networking breakfasts/lunches, and a career fair. 

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Interdisciplinary Healthcare Extracurriculars

In addition to club-organized activities, many Ross MBAs pursuing a healthcare career participate in other healthcare-focused groups and organizations at Ross.

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Watch our Healthcare Webinar

Three Ross MBA students share their experience recruiting in healthcare, and break down how those experiences both inside and outside of the classroom prepared them for success while recruiting and came in handy during their internships. 

Get the Support You Need to Get the Healthcare Job You Want.

Our Career Development Office will be with you every step of the way to help you find and land a job you love in healthcare.

Student Ambassadors with Interest in Healthcare

With more peer coaches than any other business school, at Ross you’re sure to find a student with experience and insight into the industry you’re interested in. Why not reach out and connect?

Tyler Hagan
Student ambassador
Class of 2023
I am from Wilmington, North Carolina and stayed in-state for college, as I attended UNC-Chapel Hill (Go Heels!). After undergrad, I spent four years at a...
Sarah Hagan
Student ambassador
Class of 2023
I am passionate about creating opportunities for others, specifically helping our health care industry deliver quality, affordable care for all populations. At...

You’ll Be Pushed and Supported in a Healthcare FACT Group

These small, career-specific teams come together weekly to offer information, guidance, and support as you prepare for internship recruiting. FACT groups (Functional Accountability Career Teams) are facilitated by second-year MBA peer coaches. 

FACT Group Spotlight: Healthcare 

You’ll be paired with peers interested in healthcare positions and work together on your recruiting goals. This FACT Group will help you navigate the process, keep you on track, and bring you closer to your classmates.

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