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Master of Pharmacy Business Administration

University of Pittsburgh

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
29428 USD/year
29428 USD/year
27590 USD/year
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About

The Master of Pharmacy Business Administration program from the University of Pittsburgh is a 12 month executive-style, graduate education program where healthcare professionals obtain an in-depth understanding of the business of medicines.

Overview

The Master of Pharmacy Business Administration faculty from the University of Pittsburgh created a pharmacy management-focused curriculum that encompasses the business concepts and analytical tools used by successful health care executives.

The 36 credit curriculum comprises of 18 credits of graduate business courses, 12 credits of pharmacy business administration courses, and 6 credits where students can further develop their business acumen in a focused industry track.

Graduates of the MPBA program will be able to:

  • Assess, revise and create sound ethical and legal policies and procedures that benefit an organization and its stakeholders.
  • Identify and propose innovative and dynamic solutions to common business problems in the broader context of an evolving healthcare industry.
  • Discuss payer contracting and network strategies as they apply nationally and regionally to the business.
  • Read, interpret and interrelate key financial statements.
  • Utilize contemporary methods to assess inputs for valuation models, the impact of risk on valuation, and how valuation models help in decisions related to capital budgeting, asset acquisitions, and the capital structure of corporations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial Management 
  • Executive Healthcare Innovations 
  • Graduate Executive Boardroom 
  • Healthcare Sales and Marketing 
  • Leadership and Ethics in Healthcare 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form (Application PDF)
  • Résumé or CV
  • Two letters of professional reference
  • College or university transcripts
  • Graduate school admission exam scores (recommended)
  • GMAT
  • TOEFL or the IELTS examination (for anyone who speaks English as a second language)
  • In-person interview with MPBA program representatives.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29428 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29428 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29428 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    27590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27590 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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