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Pharmaceutical Business, Bachelor

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  • 48 months
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Today, the pharmaceutical industry is changing from a focus on sales to an account management structure where company representatives help physician practices and pharmacies effectively manage their practices, as well as educate them about new drugs. The Pharmaceutical Business major is offered by Western New England University. 

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This shift requires a new skill set, including marketing, organizational behavior, public relations, and industry specific knowledge. The Pharmaceutical Business major offered by Western New England University can give you that competitive advantage.

Why Choose Pharmaceutical Business?

The pharmaceutical industry is dynamic and constantly changing. It needs smart, well-prepared individuals with the background knowledge in business, science, and technology to effectively compete in this environment. With the worldwide aging of the population there is an increasing demand for pharmaceutical products. The jobs in this highly competitive industry include sales, marketing, and supply chain positions, as well as directors, and project managers. The Pharmaceutical Business major at Western New England University can prepare you these exciting opportunities.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this program may work in such aspects of marketing as product and brand management, sales, advertising, public relations, relationship marketing, and consulting. Hands-on experience and strong communication skills are an excellent basis for launching any career in advertising, public relations, marketing, and social media. Recent graduates have been hired by such organizations as Millennium Health as an Account Manager for toxicology and pharmacogenetics and at Publicis Touchpoint Solutions as an Adult Vaccine Representative.

Accreditation

The best business schools in the world are accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Western New England University is the only private institution in western Massachusetts accredited by AACSB International and among fewer than 5% of business schools in the world to hold this accreditation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Western New England University has a "rolling" admissions policy, not a set admission deadline, which gives students greater flexibility in applying.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    45-46 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

This major integrates the fields of pharmacy, healthcare, and business, while delivering a firm foundation in the sciences. As a Pharmaceutical Business major, you will develop a knowledge base to prepare you for a career in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or medical diagnostic device industries. You will take business courses in Marketing and Management and can earn a certificate Science courses range from Biology to Natural Science; Pharmacy courses include the Fundamentals of Pharmacy. The University is accredited by AACSB International, the leading accrediting body for business programs worldwide.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Forward official secondary school transcript(s) accompanied by an English translation of the document(s) as well as an official transcript of the in-progress grades when available.
  • Submit an Affidavit of Support form.
  • Submit an official letter from your bank (on the bank's stationery) declaring that the financial sponsor has sufficient funding to support the student's education at Western New England University. 
  • Provide a recommendation from a guidance counselor or teacher. 
  • SAT - Criticial reading score of a 450 on the old SAT
  • ACT - Verbal score of 18

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    34338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34338 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34338 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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*12-18 credit hours per term.

Living costs for Springfield

  • 1020 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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