Career Outcomes in Healthcare

Top Healthcare Employers of Michigan Ross MBA Graduates
Medtronic
Johnson & Johnson
Davita
United Healthcare
5%

of Ross graduates went into various types of healthcare roles.

$125K

median pay

$30K

median signing bonus

2020 Detailed Compensation Information–Healthcare/Pharmaceutical Products

  base salary MEDIAN base salary MEAN base salary RANGE SIGNING BONUS % Signing Bonus MEDIAN
Healthcare $125,000 $125,667 $108,000-$148,000 73.3% $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.

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Michigan Ross Alum Donates $5.4 Million To Create New Full-Ride Scholarships for MBAs Interested in Healthcare

MBA applicants with an interest in healthcare now have even more reason to choose Michigan Ross, thanks to a new scholarship program funded by Eleanor & Michael Pinkert, BSE(EE) ‘64, MBA ‘65.

Pinkert Scholars Program

The Pinkert Scholars Program offers scholarships to MBA applicants with an interest in healthcare. The program includes: a full-ride scholarship, a mentoring program, healthcare-specific learning experiences, and funding for healthcare-related professional development. No separate application is required. All applicants that list healthcare as their desired career interest are considered.

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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.

Aravind Eye Care System

Tamil Nadu, India

Design a framework for integrated patient care service delivery.

Imperial Logistics

Johannesburg, South Africa;Nairobi, Kenya;Lilongwe, Malawi

Write a blueprint for how to establish an African Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Association that provides a landscape analysis of three target countries and outlines a sustainable financial model.

Ghana Emergency Medicine Collaborative

Kumasi, Ghana;Accra, Ghana

Investigate the feasibility of incorporating mobile payments into the emergency department workflow, provide a detailed analysis of how it will impact department finances and operations, and...


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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?

Emily Strait
Student ambassador
Class of 2022
I spent the last 4 years exploring the world of Blockchain, and am excited to meet people at Ross and in the broader Michigan network who are doing interesting...
Hannah Fedje-Johnston
Student ambassador
Class of 2022
Prior to Ross I spent four years at Ecolab in St. Paul, MN working in corporate communications. My role granted me the opportunity to work with nearly every...

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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