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Pharmacy student working in the compounding lab at Husson University

Dual Degree Programs

Research has shown that pharmacists who have earned dual degrees are more satisfied with their educational experience and have higher starting salaries. Husson University’s School of Pharmacy offers students the opportunity to pursue an MBA or an M.S. in Pharmacology in approximately the same amount of time it takes to earn a PharmD.


With a PharmD/MBA - General or PharmD/MBA - Healthcare Management degree from Husson, students receive the education and hands-on skills necessary to pursue competitive management and administrative positions in pharmacy, business, and healthcare. As the largest private College of Business in Maine, students benefit from a long tradition of excellence and a powerful network of business leaders in industries spanning the globe.

Graduates who earn a PharmD and MBA are positioned for leadership roles in the following areas:

  • Hospital pharmacy operations
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing corporations
  • Research and managed care departments
  • State and federal healthcare agencies
  • Pharmaceutical distribution organizations

To view curriculum for the PharmD/MBA - General program, follow this link.

To view curriculum for the PharmD/MBA - Healthcare Management program, follow this link.

Enroll in the PharmD/MBA program

With a focus on pharmaceutical science, students strengthen their skills in research methods/design, data analysis, problem solving, and research communication to prepare for a broad array of traditional and nontraditional career paths. Husson University’s program is one of only a few in the country that includes course content focused on industry regulation issues, which gives our graduates a competitive edge with employers conducting clinical trials. The program’s laboratory-based research thesis project provides opportunities for publication in peer-reviewed journals and enables students to acquire the most sought-after skills in today’s labs.

Graduates who earn a PharmD and M.S. in Pharmacology are well positioned to pursue research and drug development opportunities in:

  • Large pharmaceutical companies
  • Government agencies
  • Managed care organizations
  • Academic institutions
  • Biotechnology organizations

To view curriculum for this program, follow this link.

Our Graduate Admissions team can help you with the enrollment process
Phone and Email Address
Melissa Rosenberg
Director of Graduate Admissions
130 Peabody Hall
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, Maine 04401