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M.Sc. On Campus Online

Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

24 months
1275 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
1275 USD/credit 22950 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences provides a flexible curriculum for advanced training in pharmaceutical economics and policy, and pharmacy administration. 

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About the University

For nearly 200 years, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been educating future healthcare leaders. Our singular focus on healthcare and broad portfolio of undergraduate and graduate healthcare programs uniquely positions us to provide an innovative, interprofessional collaborative education that better prepares students to join the integrative team-based care models of today’s healthcare system. Deep-rooted relationships with prestigious medical and research institutions in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, across New England and around the globe enable students to gain the most effective clinical and non-clinical experiences available.

Key Features

Focus areas of the Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences include pharmaceutical economics and policy, global drug policy, pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research, health epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and pharmacy management.

The Boston MS Program allows for either a Thesis or Non-Thesis option. The Online MS program is a Non-Thesis course of study and is intended primarily for part-time students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods in PEP
  • Health Epidemiology  
  • Comparative Pharmaceutical Healthcare Systems
  • Health Economics and Outcomes Research  
  • Graduate Seminar in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy  
  • Regression Analysis in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy
  • Market Access Pricing & Reimbursement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited.


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • PharmD or Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Bachelor’s degree in a related area (e.g., economics, sociology, or statistics) or a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, or healthcare administration from an accredited college or university
  • TOEFL or IELTS, required of all applicants for whom English is not the primary spoken language. This test requirement may be waived on an individual basis for applicants who have attended all four years of high school in the United States or have an earned degree (bachelor’s or higher) from a U.S. college or university
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • Online tuition: 1,020 USD per credit hour

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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