The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the Professional PharmD/MBA program is a specialized dual degree designed to prepare Doctor of Pharmacy practitioners to meet the complex challenges in a highly regulated industry. The curriculum offers managerial knowledge essential management levels within independent, retail and hospital pharmacy settings as well as product development organizations.

Program Structure

Core: Students complete eight (8) courses for a total of 21 credits:

MBA 500 Managerial Economics and Econometrics (Fulfilled by PHAR 540/548)
MBA 503 Ethics and Organizational Leadership (Fulfilled by PHAR 544, 549, 474)
MBA 510 Applied Statistical Methods (Fulfilled by PHAR 460/462)
MBA 530 Corporate Finance
MBA 540 Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making
MBA 569 Management Science and Analytics
MBA 610 Leadership Perspectives in HR
MBA 590 Strategic Management (Capstone – taken last)

Concentration: Students choose five (5) courses from the following concentration courses for a total of 15 credits:

MBA 555 Small Business Administration
MBA 688 New Venture Formation & Business Development
MBA 542 Six Sigma Process & Application – Certificate
MBA 620 Economics/Public Policy of Health Care
MBA 685 Special Topics in Health Care
MBA 570 Study Abroad
MBA 587 Industry Leaders Seminar Series
MBA 845 Internship

Course Substitution

Students may request to take courses outside of the PharmD/MBA concentration. Contact the MBA Program Director for more information.