Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy's BS in pharmaceutical and healthcare business program (formerly known as pharmaceutical marketing and management) prepares you for a diverse array of careers in healthcare. Thanks to combined coursework in science, business and the healthcare industry, you will learn to understand and appreciate the scientific, professional, economic and practice-related factors that shape and influence health care.
Because the program’s curriculum emphasizes the use of technology and new media, you learn the tools used in today’s business environment—and how to adapt to those that will be used in tomorrow’s. Student consulting projects and comprehensive internships—with medical communications companies, market research firms, healthcare nonprofits, and some of the world's best-known pharmaceutical enterprises—put you into actual workplaces, where you engage with professionals, make decisions, provide guidance, and gain the kind of experience employers value above all others. By the time you graduate, you’re prepared not merely to land a job but also to contribute in significant ways from your first day.
the 2008-2009 entering undergraduate Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business
(PHB) students their graduation rate was 70% with a retention rate of 73%. This
data is posted in a time frame consistent with the 1990 Student Right to Know
Act which requires post-secondary institutions to report the percentage of
students that complete their program within 150% of the normal completion time.
This is 6 years (May 2014) for our undergraduate PHB BS students in the
2008-2009 cohort. Retention rate refers to the total of graduated students and
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