Pharmaceutical Science and Business (MS)

Our Master's level class will begin Fall 2019. The application process for the Fall 2019 cycle has begun and it is strongly recommended to submit the application by August 1, 2019. Applications submitted after this deadline may not guarantee admissions into the Fall Semester

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The goal of the Master of Pharmaceutical Science and Business Program at York College will be to prepare students for responsible positions in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Opportunities for students successfully completing the program include careers with Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies, professional societies, government and international agencies. In this two-year graduate program, students will complete a total of 36 credits toward the degree, of which 24 will be from the common Core Courses and 12 from the optional Elective Courses. Full-time students will be expected to take 9 credits per semester.    

Students are expected to choose elective courses based on their career goals, such as:

Pharmaceutical Research and Development for individuals who would like to pursue or enhance a career in the area of drug discovery, biotherapeutics, pharmaceutics, product formulation, manufacturing process development, the design of clinical trials, etc.

Regulation of Pharmaceuticals for individuals who would like to pursue or enhance a career in the area of the US or international regulatory affairs, writing and submission of regulatory applications, compliance, quality assurance, process validation, product labeling, quality control and design of clinical trials related to the regulation of pharmaceuticals, etc.

Pharmaceutical Management for individuals who would like to pursue or enhance a career in pharmaceutical product management, project management, supply chain management, marketing, etc.


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