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MD Plus Program

Equipping students to be pioneers in medicine and to discover solutions to the greatest health care challenges facing Texas and our nation

The MD Plus Program is a five-year, dual-degree program for students interested in enhancing their medical career options and gaining the skills necessary to become leaders in their fields. We offer students the ability to earn a master's degree in an area of their interest along with their medical degree.

MD Plus Program Overview

The increasing complexities of health care delivery put a premium on professionals who understand and meet the demands required to deliver innovative, collaborative and compassionate care. The MD Plus Program is committed to providing students the skills needed to take leadership roles in various health care industries. With multiple courses of study, the MD Plus Program is designed to meet students’ varied interests. MD Plus students have the ability to acquire skills needed to:

  • excel in areas of health care entrepreneurship
  • develop new therapy paradigms and pharmaceuticals
  • manage health care teams and organizations
  • become key advisers in health care policy for government and private organizations
  • develop pioneering teaching methods leading the future of clinical care
  • communicate about medicine via popular media and other means

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MD Plus Program Tracks

  • MD + Master of Business Administration (MD + MBA)
  • MD + Master of Science in Medical Science (MD + MS)
  • MD + Master of Public Health (MD + MPH)
  • MD + Education for Healthcare Professionals (MD + EDHP)
  • MD + Science and Technology Journalism (MD + STJR)

Program Fast Facts

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One Additional Year

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Competitive Scholarships Available

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100% of Graduates Matched w/ 1st Choice Residences

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Higher Satisfaction Levels In Their Careers & Income*

*Butcher, Lola. “MDs with MBAs Report Bigger Salaries, More Satisfaction.” Modern Healthcare, 26 Apr. 2010,

Possible Career Options

MD + Master of Business Administration (MD + MBA)

  • Hospital / Healthcare Administration
  • Entrepreneur (private practice owner)
  • Healthcare Executive
  • Non-profit Management
  • Healthcare Business Consultant

Learn more about MBA program

MD + Master of Public Health (MD + MPH)

  • Occupational Medicine Physician
  • Medical Officer (medical expert), FDA
  • Vaccine Researcher, NIAID
  • Medical Epidemiologist, CDC
  • Forensic Pathologist
  • Biodefense Researcher
  • Preventive Medicine Officer, Army

Learn more about MPH program

MD + Education for Healthcare Professionals (MD + EDHP)

  • Medical Education Professor/Educator
  • Medical School Administrator
  • Medical Education Researcher

Learn more about EDHP program

MD + Master of Science in Medical Science (MD + MS)

  • Clinical, Translational, and Basic Research
  • Leaders in Medical Subspecialties

Learn more about MS in Medical Science

MD + Science and Technology Journalism (MD + STJR)

  • Medical Reporter
  • Provider of online medical content
  • Corporate or Freelance Medical Writer or Editor
  • Medical Communication Educator

Learn more about Science & Technology Journalism program

MD Plus Program Timeline Options

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Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Medical Education Research Building II
8447 Riverside Pkwy, Suite 1306
Bryan, TX 77807
979.436.0626 |

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The Bryan campus is accessible via the Texas A&M University bus system on the 02 Replant route.

Medical Research and Education Building on the Bryan campus