Doctor of Pharmacy/Masters of Business Administration Dual Degree (PharmD+MBA)

If you are looking for a personalized, faith-based, service oriented Doctorate in Pharmacy (PharmD) coupled with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Palm Beach Atlantic’s Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy can prepare you for success in today’s dynamic healthcare environment. The Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree combined with an enriched Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares our students for competitive leadership positions in the healthcare environment that demand a solid knowledge of management concepts. The ultimate goal of the PharmD/MBA program at Palm Beach Atlantic University is to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and practical experience needed that could lead to an executive position in pharmaceutical industry, managed care and health care organizations. 
 

Licensure

PBA’s Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares graduates to sit for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), a nationwide examination for the licensing of pharmacists in the United States. Passing this exam is required for pharmacist licensure in the United States.  Additionally, PBA’s Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares graduates to sit for the Florida Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE), a statewide examination that is required for the licensing of pharmacists in the state of Florida. Licensure and certification varies from state to state, and graduates should be prepared to abide by additional requirements when seeking licensure or certification in a state other than Florida.
 

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Features of our leading PharmD/MBA degree program: 

  • Personalized attention. Limiting our class size to 75 students each year (the smallest in the state of Florida) we are able to enhance learning and interaction with faculty and other students.
  • Affordable. PBA’s degree program is competitively priced, which helps you afford to follow your career dreams.
  • Accredited. Our PharmD program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), so you can rest assured that your instruction is meaningful and of the highest quality.
  • Rooted in faith. PBA’s PharmD/MBA courses are infused with Christian morals and values to provide you with a solid foundation for ethical conduct in as a healthcare provider.
  • Career-focused. One-on-one career advising helps you shape your studies to achieve your goals post-graduation.
  • Licensure. PBA’s Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares graduates to sit for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), a nationwide examination for the licensing of pharmacists in the United States. Passing this exam is required for pharmacist licensure in the United States.  Additionally, PBA’s Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares graduates to sit for the Florida Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE), a statewide examination that is required for the licensing of pharmacists in the state of Florida. Licensure and certification varies from state to state, and graduates should be prepared to abide by additional requirements when seeking licensure or certification in a state other than Florida.

Managerial/Administrative Opportunities in:

  • Retail Pharmacy
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Managed Care Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
In order to be accepted into the PharmD/ MBA program, you must be a current student of the Gregory School of Pharmacy. If you are a prospective student of Palm Beach Atlantic University and are interested in the program, you may contact John Dougherty or Lucas Whittaker for any questions you may have.