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Pharmacy Business Administration, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The 12-month executive style Master of Science in Pharmacy Business Administration (MSPBA) program consists of 36 credits that build critical skills and expertise for pharmacy professionals seeking to substantially increase their business acumen and marketability.

  • Designed for emerging pharmacy professionals seeking executive positions.
  • Obtain an in-depth understanding of the business of medicines.
  • Learn to innovate and solve real-world problems.
  • Focus in specialized area of either Specialty or Community Pharmacy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources for Competitive Advantage 
  • Information Systems 
  • Management Simulation 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Executive Healthcare Innovations 
  • Graduate Executive Boardroom 
  • Healthcare Sales and Marketing 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • Completed Application Form 
  • Résumé or CV
  • One self-nomination letter 
  • Professional and personal goals and plans
  • 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 MSPBA program representatives.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24666 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24666 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    13198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13198 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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