Why get an MBA during Pharmacy School?
The ever-increasing demand for sophisticated management and accountability in the healthcare industry requires professionals whose education is strongly based in business principles. This education base is most appropriately provided by an accredited graduate degree in both business and healthcare management.
As one of the few MBA Programs aligned with a School of Pharmacy, the Texas Tech University Health Organization Management Program draws upon the resources and expertise of both the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business Administration and the School of Pharmacy. The MBA (HOM) course of study prepares students for managerial positions in the healthcare industry, with special emphasis on medical groups and ambulatory care settings. Texas Tech's HOM Program offers a unique view of physicians and administrators working together, which is not seen at other programs.
Building Your Career
The ultimate goal of the PharmD/MBA (HOM) Program is to provide skills, knowledge and practical experience needed to launch a career that may lead to an executive position in the pharmaceutical industry, with a healthcare organization or a retail pharmaceutical corporation including:
- Department head in a pharmaceutical manufacturing corporation
- Leadership position in a pharmaceutical distribution organization
- Administrator in a research or managed care department
- Departmental director in a state or federal healthcare agency
- Director of hospital pharmacy operations
- Operate an independent pharmacy
To learn more about the curriculum for the PharmD/MBA (HOM) Program, click here
Managed care and increasing competition have created a need for pharmacists with an advanced knowledge of business. To address this need, Texas Tech has initiated the combined PharmD/MBA (HOM) dual degree plan. The students will receive both PharmD and MBA degrees within the four years of pharmacy school. This track will produce outstanding pharmacists with a greater insight into the intricacies of healthcare management systems, finance, economics and delivery.
Click here to see the PharmD/MBA (HOM) Curriculum
Applicants for the PharmD/MBA Program are required to apply for admission through the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy. Applicants must meet all requirements of the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy. Applicants must also apply for admission to the Graduate School at Texas Tech University and be approved by the HOM Program in the College of Business.
To Learn More
Visit the School of Pharmacy website.
Visit the Graduate Services Center website.
Visit the TTU Graduate School website.
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