Pharmaceutical MBA programs are designed for professionals seeking deeper knowledge of the field's marketing and management aspects. Several of the programs offer nighttime or weekend courses to accommodate those who work full-time, and many offer an online Pharmaceutical MBA as well. These programs are often in collaboration with pharmaceutical companies or offer access to leading companies in the area, giving students the chance to network with local professionals.
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Colorado's Aspen University offers a pharmaceutical MBA which focuses on preparing students for pharmaceutical sales, marketing and management. The program is structured around 11 three-credit core courses made up of subjects in ethics, finance, marketing and economics areas. Students must also complete a six-month Capstone project which involves in-depth research and evaluation.
Aspen University Admissions Office 720 South Colorado Blvd., Suite 1150N Denver, CO 80246 800-441-4746 aspen.edu/mbapharm/
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Located in Teaneck, New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson holds night and weekend classes for students in its Pharmaceutical Management MBA. Designed for the needs of full-time professionals, the program's core curriculum is complemented by classes addressing current technology and research developments. The university emphasises local networking and boasts a student body who come from 40 pharmaceutical companies.
Fairleigh Dickinson University 1000 River Road Teaneck, NJ 07666 973-443-8800 fdu.edu
Saint Joseph's University
With the opportunity to obtain a Pharmaceutical Marketing MBA either online or at its Philadelphia campus, Saint Joseph's offers flexible options to students and allows them to complete required courses in two to six years. The on-campus program is taught in Friday and Saturday courses including Finance, Management, Marketing and Statistics, among others, and consists of pre-class and post-class assignments. The Executive Online Pharmaceutical MBA allows students who work full-time to complete their degrees online.
Saint Joseph's University 5600 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395 610-660-1000 sju.edu/academics/
The Drexel MBA in Pharmaceutical Management was designed in collaboration with Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, in 1997. According to its website, the program was designed for those professionals seeking "advanced positions in management, policymaking or stakeholder positions." Because 14 of its 17 courses are available online, full-time workers are able to keep their jobs and complete coursework when convenient. The rest of the courses are taught in three weeklong residency sessions on the Philadelphia campus at the LeBow College of Business.
Drexel University Office of Graduate Admissions 207 Matheson Hall Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-895-6804 lebow.drexel.edu/
The Business School at New Jersey's Rutgers University offers a Pharmaceutical MBA conducted in partnership with seven leading pharmaceutical companies. Rutgers' campus is located in the middle of the most concentrated area of pharmaceutical companies in the United States, which provides access to a wide range of companies and networking opportunities. Rutgers' one-year program focuses on research and development, with 60 credits in business administration and 18 credits in pharmaceutical industry and marketing practices.
Rutgers University Business School 1 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102 973-353-5275 business.rutgers.edu/
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