MBA Pharmaceutical Management Specialization

The MBA in Pharmaceutical Management Program at Fairleigh Dickinson excels in integrating academic rigor with real-world experience. Join hundreds of working professionals in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries currently enrolled at FDU. By continually building a cohesive “learning culture” with industry, the Pharmaceutical Management MBA provides a curriculum of direct relevance to market realities.

Currently enrolled students represent more than 40 leading pharmaceutical companies. Classes are held on weeknights and Saturdays at FDU’s Teaneck and Madison campuses.  By attending classes conveniently located to work and/or home, students graduate with a fully accredited MBA degree with specialized courses in pharmaceutical management. (Specialization courses at the Florham campus only)

Join a diverse student body ranging from entry level to the executive suite, from production, research, finance and accounting to sales and marketing. Network with colleagues whose educational backgrounds vary from undergraduate majors in liberal arts, science, engineering and business to earned masters and doctoral degrees. Advance your career at FDU.

Degree Requirements

All students enrolled in the MBA program must complete the MBA Core Curriculum in addition to their specialization requirements listed below.

Specialization Requirements (10 Credits)

Required Courses 

PHAR6601 Healthcare Systems Policy
PHAR6690 Managing the Value Proposition

Electives (Choose Two)

PHAR6615 Pharmaceutical Marketing and Product Development
PHAR6640 Management of Research and Technology in the Pharmaceutical Industries
PHAR6650 Management of Production, Purchasing and Quality Control in the Pharmaceutical Industries
PHAR6680 Structure, Regulation and Strategy of the Pharmaceutical Industries
PHAR6800 Graduate Independent Study

Learn More

Contact Dr. Gwen Jones, Chair of the Management and Entrepreneurship Department, at for further information on the academic features of this program. Contact the Graduate Business Advisors with questions regarding the overall MBA program and admissions policies.