The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.

MD Program

MD Dual Degrees

Students pursuing an MD at IU School of Medicine can also complete requirements for one of five dual degrees to prepare for a career that supplements expertise in clinical patient care with a second specialty. The MD dual degree programs allow medical students to adjust the traditional four-year undergraduate medical education schedule to complete coursework for a PhD, MBA, JD, MPH or MA.

Each program processes applications for admission, and acceptance to both programs is required to enter a dual degree program. For the MD/PhD, a single application is made by indicating MD/PhD degree on the AMCAS application to Indiana University School of Medicine and completing the MSTP secondary application. The application is reviewed by the MSTP admissions committee.

The Medical Scientist Training Program at IU School of Medicine is training leaders in academic medicine to support the development of independent scientific careers in medical research. The program centers on an integrated curriculum that combines a strong core education in medicine and intensive training in scientific inquiry. Successful completion of the program earns participants both an MD and PhD degree. Learn more about the Medical Science Training Program.

Students interested in a MD/JD dual degree must apply separately to both the IU School of Medicine and the IU McKinney School of Law and be accepted by both programs. Medical students may apply for admission to the MD/JD dual degree program at any time during their first three years of medical school. By pursuing the dual degree, students can complete both degrees in six years instead of seven, as medical school typically requires four years and law school is a three-year program.

IU School of Medicine and the IU School of Public Health together developed the MD/MPH dual degree program that integrates medicine and public health training. Students learn core public health topics, including environmental health, infectious disease control, biostatistics, disease prevention and health policy, while pursuing medical training required to be a physician. Students interested in the combines MD-MPH degree should specify this interest during the application process for the IU School of Medicine MD program. MD students can also apply for the dual degree program through IU School of Public Health Master of Public Health Degree Program and be accepted by both any time before the second semester of medical school to pursue the joint MD/MPH degree.

IU School of Medicine and IU Kelley School of Business partner to offer the MD/MBA dual degree for highly qualified students who desire to complement medical training with a greater understanding of economics, finance, marketing and management of the health care system. Students in this program spend the three years of full-time study in the School of Medicine and then begin integrating course work with the IU Kelley School of Business degree requirements in the fourth year. The degrees are conferred simultaneously when all requirements for graduation for the joint degree student have been met in each professional program. To pursue an MD/MBA, students must apply separately to both the IU School of Medicine and Kelley School of Business and be accepted by both programs to pursue the joint MD/MBA degree. Learn more about the MD/MBA Program.

In addition to educating future physicians, IU School of Medicine is deeply committed to developing future healthcare leaders and scholars in medicine. That’s why IU School of Medicine and the IUPUI Department of Philosophy, in concert with the IU Center for Bioethics, offer a dual degree in medicine (MD) and philosophy (MA) with a concentration in bioethics. Students in this program acquire the perspective, knowledge and expertise to implement ethical principles in their own medical practices and provide leadership on bioethical issues faced by state and federal agencies, healthcare organizations, research and educational institutions, corporations, human rights organizations, medical insurers, and religious bodies. Explore the MD/MA combines degree program.