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Pharmacy Administration


Pharmacy administration programs prepare people to organize pharmacy services.

Pharmacy administration programs include topics such as:


Several universities offer graduate degrees in pharmacy administration. A master's degree typically requires two years of study beyond a bachelor's degree. Doctoral (PhD) degree programs usually require two or more years of study beyond the master's degree. Often students can earn both a master's and a doctoral degree (PhD) in pharmacy administration.

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Graduate Admissions

Admission to graduate programs is competitive. You need a bachelors degree, good grades, and good test scores.

Additional requirements at some schools include:

Typical Course Work

Graduate Program Courses

This graduate program typically includes courses in the following subjects:

In addition, graduate programs that lead to a master's or doctoral degree in pharmacy administration typically include:

Things to Know

As a pharmacy administrator, you can work in a variety of health care settings including pharmacies or as a policy analyst for trade associations or government agencies. You can also work as a research leader for large universities, health insurance companies, or pharmaceutical companies.


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University of Washington - Seattle