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Social & Administrative Sciences


Master of Sciences Degree with specialization in:

Pharmacy Administration

Drug Regulatory Affairs


Professional Program:

Doctor of Pharmacy
(Pharm D.)

Other Graduate Programs:

Doctor of Philosophy with specialization in Pharmaceutics

Master of Science Degree-Pharmaceutics with specialization in:
- Industrial Pharmacy
- Cosmetic Science

Master of Science Degree with specialization in Pharmacology/Toxicology


Social and Administrative Sciences

Master of Science Degree
specialization in Pharmacy Administration:
The Pharmacy Administration specialization is oriented toward individuals whose objectives lie in the management areas of marketing, sales and advertising in the pharmaceutical industry. The program is built upon a firm foundation of management sciences, economic and financial principles, and the quantitative tools necessary to assume positions of responsibility in the health-care industry.

Degree Requirements

Students taking the Non-Thesis Option must complete 33 credits of course work and pass the written Comprehensive Examination.  Students taking the Thesis Option must complete 33 credits of course work of which 3 credits are for Research Methodology, PHA 050, and 6 credits are for Research and Thesis, PHA 060. Thesis students must register for PHA 060 in two consecutive semesters, 3 credits each semester.

Required Courses     Cr.
PHA 010 Biostatistics   3
PHA 601 Marketing Research and Analysis     3
PHA 604 Pharmacoeconomics     3
PHA 606 Sales Management     3
PHA 607 Behavioral Pharmacy      3
PHA 613 Marketing Management   3
PHA 633 Pharmaceutical Advertising and Promotion  3
PHA 653

Seminar in Social and Administrative Sciences

Electives and Research  Cr.
PHA 050 Research Methodology*  3
PHA 060 Research and Thesis*  3
PHA 603 Drug Regulatory Affairs  3
PHA 605 Human Resources Management     3
PHA 614 Health Literacy        3
PHA 644 Internship in Marketing     3
PHA 661 Pharmaceutical Industry        3
Total Credits 33

 *Required for students electing the Thesis Option. 

   In consultation with the Division Director, students may select electives from the graduate course offerings in the Division of Social and Administrative Sciences and the School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences.  

Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - 75 Dekalb Avenue - Brooklyn, New York. (718) 488-1004