Kelley Business of Medicine Physician MBA applications are accepted on a rolling basis. You may submit individual documents to our office as they become available. We accept applications as soon as they are complete, typically processing them within one or two weeks in order to be respectful of your time and allow you to make a prompt decision. A structured interview will be scheduled once your application is complete.
Indiana University and the Kelley School of Business are committed to the safety and success of our communities. The Kelley Physician MBA admissions staff is ready to assist you with your MBA decision research and application. Residency sessions are currently held virtually, but we expect to hold residency sessions in person in Indianapolis beginning fall 2021. This is subject to change as guidelines are updated.
Deadline & Application Process
The application deadline is August 1 for a fall start. All application materials, except for letters of recommendation and transcripts (requested), need to be submitted by August 1 to be considered for admission. Applications are reviewed as they are received, so applying early is recommended to ensure a space in the cohort. A completed application includes:
Your personal statement tells us who you are and why you’re a good fit for this program. Your statement should address two questions.
- What are your professional objectives?
- How do you expect the Physician MBA degree to contribute to your professional objectives?
Please limit your personal statement to 500 words (the equivalent of one page, single-spaced, with 12-point font). You will upload your personal statement through the Program Materials section on the online application, or you may email it directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please upload your most recent curriculum vitae or résumé through the Program Materials section on the online application, or you may email it directly to email@example.com.
This online form is your official application to our graduate program at Indiana University. You can print step-by-step instructions using this downloadable PDF, which guides you through the online application.
Create an account here: Indiana University Graduate Application, and apply to a degree or graduate program.
There are four sections on the online application you must complete: Personal Information, Academic History, Supporting Information and Program Materials.
Your application is ready to submit when all four sections are marked complete. When your application is complete, click the Submit Application tab. Then, click the Submit button to finalize your application to proceed with paying the application fee. Completing the application should take you 20-30 minutes; however, you have the ability to save your application and come back to it as needed.
We ask all candidates to list three contacts from whom we will request letters of recommendation. These letters help us understand your character, judgement, achievements and potential for success in our program. Your references may be asked about your strengths, weaknesses, potential for growth and instances in which you have shown leadership and collaboration. Please select references — such as an employer, colleague or supervisor who is not related to you — who can speak to your professional qualifications and leadership potential.
On the Home tab of the Program Materials section, please locate the link within the instructions for the Department Questions & Recommendations. You will be asked to list names and email addresses for three individuals who can highlight your capabilities for this academic program of study.
After you submit your online application, we will email your recommenders with a link to complete a confidential online recommendation form.
Please be sure to complete the FERPA agreement. This allows us to notify your recommenders of your ability to view their recommendations if you are admitted to the program.
We ask all applicants to provide an official medical school transcript, a certified document providing an unabridged summary of your academic history.
Applicants who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have earned an MD or DO from a U.S. institution are required to submit their official medical school transcript only.
For those applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents—or whose medical education was obtained outside of the U.S.—official transcripts from their medical school must be sent directly from the granting institution to the address below.
Alternatively, we will accept your Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS) portfolio mailed to the address below.
Applicants who previously attended Indiana University do not need to request transcripts from any Indiana University campus. Electronic transcripts are preferred if they are available from your school.
Please request that transcripts be sent to:
Kelley School of Business
Business of Medicine Physician MBA Programs
801 West Michigan Street, BS 3024
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5151
Attn: Felicia Morris
The admission interview is our chance to have a conversation with you and get to know your personal journey, professional goals and what brought you to this point in your career. Our staff and faculty have close working relationships with all of our Physician MBA students, and this interview marks the beginning of that connection.
Once all required application documents have been received, an interview will be scheduled by the Business of Medicine Physician MBA office no more than five days after all required application documents have been received. The interview typically takes 30-45 minutes to complete and is conducted by phone.
Questions about the process?
Contact us using the information below:
Kelley School of Business
Graduate Business Programs in Medicine
801 West Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5151