Pharmacy Business Administration, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
30162 USD/year
30162 USD/year
28278 USD/year
Tuition fee
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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.


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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

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  • International

    30162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30162 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30162 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28278 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

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


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