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Field of Study: Pharmacy Administration

Introduction

Pharmacy administration programs prepare people to organize pharmacy services.

 

Overview

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

Schools
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.