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Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business Major - Career Outcomes

If you’re looking for a rewarding career in marketing, consulting, advertising, brand management, sales, public relations, marketing research or medical education, the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries offer exciting opportunities. Your rigorous University of the Sciences education will prepare you to work in organizations of virtually all sizes and types, where earning potential is excellent and career potential is high. This includes the global arena, where the University’s growing emphasis on international programs will give you the extra focus to succeed.

With the combined business and healthcare background you are provided, you will be well positioned to step into an array of business careers, including:

  • Advertising  
  • Brand management
  • Clinical trials management
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managed markets  
  • Marketing
  • Marketing research
  • Medical communications
  • Medical education
  • Nonprofit management
  • Pricing and market access
  • Project management
  • Public health
  • Public relations
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Sales of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and diagnostics
  • Social and multi-media marketing
  • Supply chain and logistics

Your Future in the Healthcare Industry

Through the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business program at University of the Sciences, you will be prepared to:

  • Immediately assume any number of entry-level positions in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries as evidenced by our student placement data;
  • Contribute from day one given an understanding of the basic scientific, professional, economic and practice-related factors that influence the healthcare market;
  • Fulfill leadership and management responsibilities in a wide variety of healthcare industry settings through the curriculum’s emphasis on both knowledge and practical experience; and
  • Grow your career within in the healthcare industry to migrate to other functional jobs outside the industry if you so desire.

Recent employers upon program graduation

  • Davita
  • Digitas Health
  • Decision Resources Group
  • Dudnyk
  • Eli Lilly
  • FCB Health
  • Flashpoint Medica
  • Grey Healthcare Group
  • IMS   
  • inVentiv Health
  • Maxcess Managed Markets
  • McCann, Echo, Torre Lazur
  • MedErgy
  • Merck
  • Myoderm
  • Nucleus Global
  • Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
  • Publicis Groupe
  • Symphony Health Solutions
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Tonic Life Communications
  • Zimmer


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