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MBA in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business
Your goals, your schedule, your future—in our specialized MBA program, the focus is always on all three.
We offer one of the few specialized MBA programs in the country dedicated exclusively to the pharmaceutical and healthcare business, and three post-graduate certificate options.
* Source: Fall 2016 survey of pharmaceutical and healthcare business alumni from 2010-2016. More info
A Specialized MBA Makes Sense
The benefits and outcomes of a specialized MBA add up. According to a survey of our MBA graduates:
- 84% had a job within 6 months
- 93% make more than $50,000—and 39% make more than $125,000
- 87% had received at least one promotion, or had changed jobs for a higher one, since graduation
- 91% were in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries
And find employment with pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, consulting firms, healthcare communities, medical device manufacturers, and diagnostic providers—companies like Merck, Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and Quintiles IMS.
* Source: Fall 2016 survey of MBA alumni on behalf of USciences. More info
On-Campus Evening Program or Online MBA
We cater to your busy lifestyle with flexible options
On-campus evening MBA— Classes meet once a week for 15 weeks, and students can finish in as few as 22 months. Seminar-style classes typically include 8 to 20 students participating in lively conversations, exchanging ideas with everyone involved.
Online MBA—Small, private online courses promote active engagement between faculty and students. The real-time webinar format closely replicates the classroom experience. Finish in 27 months following the recommended curriculum of fourteen classes delivered in 8 week modules, 4 semester long applied learning courses delivered over 15 weeks, two courses conducted as a five-day intensive learning experience and a one day on campus presentation of the Capstone project.
Courses cost $1,000 per credit and the you may switch seamlessly between the two formats.
Designed for individuals with advanced degrees and professional experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, our post-graduate certificate programs prepare you with industry-specific knowledge and skills to advance your career. You can earn your certificate in as few as 12 months or as long as four years.
- Pharmaceutical business
- Pharmaceutical marketing
What Sets Us Apart?
- Faculty from leading pharmaceutical and healthcare businesses who are executives and academic
leaders bringing real-world experience to the classroom
- Small class sizes with personalized attention
- Experiential learning which allows you to establish connections with industry professionals while helping
real businesses make key decisions.
- GMAT and GRE scores are not required to apply to the MBA or Certificate
- Prestige. Our specialized MBA program is ranked as Tier One by CEO Magazine.
Our BS in pharmaceutical and healthcare business and MBA in pharmaceutical and healthcare business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.
Graduation and Retention
For our 2010-2011 entering students the graduation rate was 73%. Full time MBA students can complete the degree within 22 months. The graduation rate reflects percentage of 2010-2011 MBA students who graduated on or before May 2016.
The retention rate for AY 2015-2016 was 96%. Retention rate refers to the total of graduates and active students retained from Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 to Fall 2016-Spring 2017.
Student Learning Outcomes
95.5% of our MBA students achieved good to excellent performance, as measured by the
faculty using AACU VALUE rubrics for written and oral communication, and critical
thinking, for academic years 2014–2015 and 2015–2016. For a complete listing of Student
Learning Outcomes including rubrics, pre and post test results and external benchmarking,
Program Director’s Message
USciences Launches Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics
August 16, 2018
University of the Sciences has launched a graduate certificate in health informatics to help healthcare practitioners and IT professionals understand how informatics functions in healthcare to increase their value in a variety of professions.
USciences' MBA Program Again Ranked Among Elite Programs
April 13, 2018
University of the Sciences' MBA in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business continues to be ranked among the top tier programs in North America offering the degree.
USciences Announces College Restructuring for 2018-19
February 21, 2018
The main element of the restructure is the elimination of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy with its programs being repositioned to the other colleges.
USciences and Franklin BioScience, a Leading Medical Cannabis Innovator, Announce Collaboration
December 19, 2017
Agreement Builds on USciences excellence in research and education; leverages Franklin BioScience's expertise and knowledge of the cannabis plant and deep history of bringing innovative science-backed medical cannabis products to patients.
USciences Alumnus Gets a Competitive Edge in the Advertising Industry
December 15, 2017
Paolo Aragona PHB'12 set out on a path toward a career in health and wellness and found the business of communication.
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