MS in Industrial Pharmacy/MBA Joint Degree

Palumbo-Donahue School of Business and School of Pharmacy


A combined 72 credits for these two degrees, 30 credits for the MS in Industrial Pharmacy and 42 credits for the MBA, is reduced to 61.5 minimum credits through credit-sharing.

Policies and Procedures

  • Students must apply and be accepted to both programs of study. The GMAT or GRE is required for application to the School of Business (unless waived).
  • Students may begin their study in either the School of Business or the School of Pharmacy.
  • All grades earned toward a degree-included courses that are taken from the other program-will be calculated into the cumulative grade point average for that degree.
  • Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive two degrees and two diplomas. The degrees must be conferred simultaneously.

Curricula Details

MS in Industrial Pharmacy
Course Credits
Pharmaceutical Unit Oper. and Form. 3
Regulatory Aspects of Industrial Practice 2
Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Lab 3
Manufacturing Equipment 2
Graduate Seminar I 1
Graduate Seminar II 1
Analytical Requirement 3
Math Requirement 3
Pharmacy Electives 6

MBA - Master of Business Administration
Course Credits
*Accounting Fundamentals 1.5
*Economics Fundamentals 1.5
*Finance Fundamentals 1.5
Applied Managerial Decision Tools 1.5
Managing People for Sustained Competitive Advantage 1.5
Accounting for Decision Makers 3
Managerial Economics 3
Managing Information 1.5
Supply Chain/Operations Management 1.5
Financial Management  3
Business Legal Environment 1.5
Applied Business Ethics 1.5
Marketing Management 3
Strategic Sustainable and Models 1.5
Global Business 1.5
Executive Insights 3
Strategy and Implementation 3
Capstone Project 3

*These courses may be waived based on previous coursework.