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Pharmacy and Business Administration, Pharm.D. & M.B.A.

Darla Moore School of Business
College of Pharmacy

Broaden your horizons and expand your course of study with a combination degree that blends pharmacy with specialized areas such as business and information technology.

This degree prepares students for the pharmacy workforce, including community, independent, retail, hospital, clinical, industry, advocacy, residency preparation and leadership. You’ll gain the skills needed to achieve greater levels of professional success and face the challenges of tomorrow while concurrently earning both degrees.

Program Highlights

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    Campus Collaborations

    Join a program offered in partnership with the award-winning Darla Moore School of Business.

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    Scheduling Flexibility

    Take business courses as evening classes, via recorded lectures or at distance education viewing sites.

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    Top-Ranked Program

    Enroll in a college that consistently ranks above the national average for Pharm.D. student satisfaction.

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    Expanded Network

    Take advantage of two great networks and the ability to differentiate yourself in a competitive job market.

What You’ll Study

Become a collaborative, innovative pharmacist ready to transform health care delivery through practice and groundbreaking research. In addition to the full Pharm.D. curriculum, learn business best practices and build a framework for analysis of business problems and data-driven decision-making. Develop managerial and leadership skills.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Analytical Reasoning

    Breaking down complex problems or situations to identify patterns, connections and solutions

    Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making

    Project Management

    Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals

  • Leadership

    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Therapeutic Intervention

    Using proven strategies to help individuals or groups achieve positive outcomes


    Recording, classifying and summarizing financial transactions to provide insight into financial health

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Pharmacist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Clinical Director
  • Educator
  • Pharmaceutical Scientist

Workplace Settings

  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pharmacy Benefit Management Organizations
  • Academia

Advanced Degrees

Advance your career or options with post-graduate education.

Is USC Right For You?

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