Ross graduates interested in the healthcare field have a unique advantage: our Healthcare Management Concentration - combined with club activities, MAP, and campus events - will give you the skills and experience you need to start your career at top healthcare firms.

The broader university is also home to top-rated graduate schools in medicine, public health, public policy, nursing, and pharmaceutical engineering. Exploring electives at these schools allows you to gain a broad understanding of cutting-edge research and strategy across multiple health care fields, making you highly competitive for jobs in the healthcare field.


Healthcare Management Concentration

If you are interested in combining your interest in business and healthcare, Ross offers an academic concentration in healthcare management. The concentration allows you to complement the MBA curriculum with healthcare-related electives and activities outside the classroom.

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Employment Data for Healthcare

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2016 MBA Job Acceptances - Healthcare/pharmaceutical products industry

Salary     Signing Bonus   Other Compensation  
Median Mean Range % of reported Median % of reported Median

$115,000

$110,069

$54,663-$139,000

87.0%

$20,000

73.9%

$12,000

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Healthcare Co-Curricular Activities

Healthcare and Life Science Club (HLS)

HLS delivers a diverse offering of opportunities through which students can learn about healthcare and prepare to succeed in the healthcare industry.

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Ross Global Healthcare & Life Science Symposium

Ross Global Healthcare & Life Science Symposium

Sponsored by numerous organizations in the healthcare industry, the HLS Symposium gives you the opportunity to attend panel discussions and keynote sessions, participate in a company-sponsored case competition, and network with representatives from the biggest names in the medical industry.


Recent MAP Challenges in Healthcare

MAP allows you to "dip your toe" into particular industries and functions during your time at Ross to help you figure out if this is the career path you want to pursue. It’s a great way to gain experience, stretch yourself, and explore something different. Take a look at some past MAP projects in this career path for an idea of what you can experience at Ross.

Madurai, India

Aravind turned to a MAP team for help in pursuing its mission of eradicating needless blindness. Specifically, the nonprofit needed a model of best practices for its chief medical officers to...

Johannesburg, South Africa

Evaluate the operational, environmental and financial factors that are having a negative impact on a clinic.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Design a new business model for the Patient Support Program in Brazil addressing the needs of patients, healthcare providers and clinics.

Healthcare Students

Lucas Gong

I studied biomedical engineering in college and for my master's degree. I worked in tech after that, first at a startup developing mobile and web applications, and then at Epic, a hospital software...

Marissa Smith

Before coming to Ross, I spent four years working in internal consulting for UnitedHealth Group in Minneapolis. I enjoyed working across the different businesses within the organization and learning...

Rana Searfoss

Before coming to Ross, I worked in healthcare research, most recently at a research center assessing healthcare quality and trends. I have always been passionate about impacting patient care and...