Pharmacy Administration Program Overview
The health care systems in the USA and around the globe are undergoing rapid, significant changes, fueled by the interaction of cost containment with new pharmaceuticals and biotechnologies—as well as increasingly complex interactions among all major stakeholders.
Amidst these changes there are considerable opportunities for pharmacy administration professionals to dramatically affect the future of health care.
University of the Sciences prepares you to make the most of these opportunities as a leader in research or management in health care institutions, academia, industry, or government.
Our master’s program in pharmacy administration focuses on several areas of study and research to advance your career, including:
- Cost effectiveness analysis
- Outcomes research
- Quality of life
- Decision analysis
- Health management
- Disease management
- Managed care
- Pharmaceutical policy
- Utilization review
Because our campus is strategically located near several major health science centers, business schools, public agencies, and international pharmaceutical firms, you’ll have access to unique learning and research opportunities. Plus, our faculty brings to your classroom national and international leadership in education, practice, research, and service.
With many course options and flexible schedules, our master’s in pharmacy administration program fits your lifestyle. We also offer an integrated BS/MS program that allows undergraduate students to obtain a master’s degree in as little as one additional year.
William F. McGhan, PhD
Graduate Program Director for Pharmacy Administration
There is a critical need for professionals with advanced training in pharmacy administration. Along with the escalating importance of health in society, there are increasingly complex interactions among public and private agencies, health insurers, managed care, pharmaceutical companies, providers, and consumers.