M.B.A. courses offered in the combined Pharm.D./M.B.A. program will allow students to learn a variety of business concepts including team building, leadership and business strategy, and how these business concepts are integrated into business decisions. Pharm.D. students will integrate these business and management skills into their professional practice and enhance their effectiveness in managing in complex environments, regardless of their chosen career path.

Admission Requirements

  • A valid offer of admission to the Pharm.D. program or up to 12 months of registration in the Pharm.D. program. Students must express their interest in the combined program to the Administrative Officer Undergraduate Affairs in the College of Pharmacy & Nutrition.
  • All posted admission requirements for the M.B.A. program.
  • The Admissions Committee in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition will make a recommendation to the Joint Pharm.D./M.B.A. Admissions Committee.

Selection criteria will be based on the following:

  • minimum weighted average of 70% in the last two full years of study (or 60 credit units to the nearest term if they are a U of S grad);
  • minimum of 60% in all Pharm.D. courses with no failures in the Pharm.D. program (if applicable);
  • letter of intent.

Degree Requirements (202 credit units)

Students must complete the following course requirements:

Business Administration Courses:

  • MBA 803.3
  • MBA 813.3
  • MBA 825.3
  • MBA 828.3
  • MBA 829.3
  • MBA 830.3
  • MBA 846.3
  • MBA 865.3
  • MBA 870.3
  • MBA 878.3
  • MBA 885.3
  • MBA 889.3
  • MBA 992.3

Pharmacy Courses:

  • PHAR 110.3
  • PHAR 111.1
  • PHAR 112.1
  • PHAR 121.3
  • PHAR 122.3
  • PHAR 123.3
  • PHAR 124.3
  • PHAR 152.6
  • PHAR 153.4
  • PHAR 154.3
  • PHAR 162.3
  • PHAR 170.3
  • PHAR 171.3
  • PHAR 185.4
  • PHAR 188.2
  • PHAR 189.2
  • PHAR 190.0
  • PHAR 191.1
  • PHAR 192.1
  • PHAR 213.3
  • PHAR 224.3
  • PHAR 225.3
  • PHAR 225.3
  • PHAR 226.3
  • PHAR 253.6
  • PHAR 253.6
  • PHAR 255.6
  • PHAR 262.1
  • PHAR 263.1
  • PHAR 271.3
  • PHAR 272.3
  • PHAR 273.3
  • PHAR 283.4
  • PHAR 288.2
  • PHAR 290.0
  • PHAR 291.1
  • PHAR 292.1
  • PHAR 314.3
  • PHAR 315.3
  • PHAR 324.3
  • PHAR 358.6
  • PHAR 359.6
  • PHAR 367.1
  • PHAR 368.1
  • PHAR 374.3
  • PHAR 375.3
  • PHAR 388.2
  • PHAR 390.0
  • PHAR 391.1
  • PHAR 392.1
  • PHAR 395.3
  • PHAR 481.8
  • PHAR 482.8
  • PHAR 483.8
  • PHAR 487.1
  • PHAR 488.1
  • PHAR 489.1
  • PHAR 490.0

Choose either of the following 2 options:

1) PHAR 484.8 
2) PHAR 485.4 and PHAR 486.4