Combined Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Pharmacy
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The Combined Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Pharmacy degree program is designed for qualified students who wish to pursue the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree concurrently with the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The PharmD degree is earned through Mercer’s College of Pharmacy. The MBA degree complements the PharmD degree in a way that will broaden occupational and professional opportunities in community, industry or institutional practice. While completing the requirements for the PharmD degree, students enrolled in the combined program take classes in the Evening Master of Business Administration program offered on Mercer’s Atlanta campus.
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The Doctor of Pharmacy degree requires four years of professional curriculum at the College of Pharmacy. The degree provides the scholastic expertise and clinical acumen necessary to give high-quality patient-centered care in a variety of settings.
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With both MBA and PharmD courses built into the curriculum, students will gain preparation for the management of human, material and financial resources, as well as attaining scholastic expertise and clinical acumen necessary to give high-quality patient-centered care in a variety of settings.
Students may waive the foundational coursework requirement if they have satisfactory completion of equivalent undergraduate courses as evidenced by their official transcripts.
Individuals who successfully complete a Mercer Combined MBA/PharmD degree program can go on to work as business professionals in positions including: medical science liaison, pharmacy director, clinical analyst, pharmacist, clinical affairs manager, health and wellness consultant, medical writer or strategic consultant.
Applicants must meet the admission requirements for both Mercer University's College of Pharmacy and the Stetson-Hatcher School of Business. The Director of Admissions of the Stetson-Hatcher School of Business must evaluate the student's transcript before they are eligible to enter this track.
A current GMAT or GRE score is required. Eligible candidates may qualify for a GMAT waiver. Contact the Office of Admissions for more information.
Applicants for Fall 2020 may be admitted without submitting test scores if they meet other admissions requirements and criteria.
The School of Business is also waiving application fees for Fall 2020.
For more information about the Combined MBA/PharmD program, contact our Office of Admissions at 678.547.6300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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