The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the School of Management jointly offer a five year program leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)/Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree.


Admission Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 
  • Personal statement
  • Two essays
  • International applicants: TOEFL examination with a minimum acceptable score of 600 on the paper‐based test or 100 on the internet‐based test; or demonstration of proficiency in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The required minimum IELTS score is 6.5 overall. The IELTS score must be dated within two years of the time the student will enroll. Only the official original IELTS score report is acceptable; photocopies are not acceptable.
  • Bachelor’s degree or standardized test (GRE) are NOT required for PharmD candidates.

How to Apply

Candidates must submit separate applications and be admitted to the MBA program and to the PharmD program according to the procedures and standards of the individual schools.

Apply to the PharmD/MBA for the term in which you will officially enter the MBA program. Students may enter the MBA after their first, second or third year.*

*For the Class of 2026 Only

The Class of 2026 may enter only after second year.

MBA applications must be submitted by Dec. 31 prior to fall admission. Late applications are not considered.


Questions about the PharmD portion of the program:
Contact Karl Fiebelkorn, MBA, RPh, Senior Associate Dean for Student, Professional and Community Affairs, at

Questions about the MBA portion of the program:
Contact the School of Management Graduate Programs Office at