Joint Degree Programs
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration
The Colleges of Pharmacy and Business Administration offer a joint program that allows you the opportunity to develop management and administrative skills as you study for the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. This program qualifies you to assume leadership and management roles in the health care industry.
A unique combination of management and pharmacy coursework, coupled with innovative practicum experiences, provides students with a knowledge base of theoretical and applied information. The joint program requires you to complete a total of 224 credits.
If you are enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, you are eligible to apply for admission to the joint program after your second professional year (by July 15). The following are required at that time:
- Statement of purpose
- Two letters of recommendation
- TOEFL (waived for applicants from countries where English is the primary language)
The Master of Business Administration is offered by the URI College of Business. Learn more about the MBA program and requirements. Please note that credits taken for the MBA degree are billed at the graduate course rate.