Field of Study: Pharmacy Administration
Pharmacy administration programs prepare people to organize pharmacy services.
Pharmacy administration programs include topics such as:
- Management of pharmacy services
- Health care systems
- Statistics and research methods
- Health care information technology
- Health outcomes research
- Drug marketing
- Pharmaceutics law and regulatory affairs
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 in pharmacy administration.