Interested applicants must possess an MHA, MBA (with an emphasis in health care management), MPH, or equivalent degree from a CAHME, CEPH or AACSB accredited school by the start of the fellowship. Additionally, the degree must be granted within 12 months of the start of the fellowship. Students whose graduate programs require an administrative residency after completing classroom curriculum are eligible to apply. Applicants must also possess a GPA of 3.0 or above and be able to maintain U.S. legal residency throughout the fellowship year. MD Anderson does not sponsor visas at this time.
All application materials must be submitted to DISCOVER by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 19, 2021.
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Open office hours will be held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 2–3 p.m. CST. You may log in at any time during the session.
The online application will open May 10, 2021, and close at 11:59 p.m. CDT on Sept. 19, 2021. You will need the following to complete your application:
- Personal statement of interest in pursuing an administrative fellowship at MD Anderson, including both short- and long-term goals. The statement of interest should be no longer than one page, single spaced, 12-point font.
- Three letters of recommendation (at least one academic and one professional). There will be a prompt in the online application to send recommendation requests directly to your references.
- Official graduate school transcripts to be self-uploaded into Discover (from all graduate institutions attended)
Application Process Timeline
May 10: Application open
Sept. 19: Application closes
Late September: Phone interviews (approximately 40 applicants)
Early October: On-site interviews (approximately 10 applicants)
October 15: Offers extended
July 12: Fellowship program begins (tentative date)