Sep 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Bulletin (July 2022 Ed) 
    
2022-2023 Academic Bulletin (July 2022 Ed)

PharmD/MBA


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy and the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business and Economics have aligned to offer an easy transfer of some credits between the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the UTHSC and a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Student must complete all requirements for each degree and be awarded the PharmD and MBA degrees according to all requirements and specifications for each degree that the respective institutions.  Students must apply and be accepted to both programs separately. Acceptance by one program does not guarantee admission to the other degree program as each admission process is conducted on an independent basis. Both institutions will collect tuition and fees separately.

A student must fulfill all requirements for admission to the MBA program as specified by the University of Memphis. Students who do not have a bachelor degree must complete all requirements of the PharmD degree prior to MBA being awarded. The MBA program will accept as transfer a maximum of six (6) credit hours of pharmacy coursework for the  Health System, Delivery, and Economics and Health Leadership, Innovation and Management courses. The PharmD program will accept as transfer a maximum of six (6) credit hours of MBA coursework that will be counted towards elective credit hour requirements. Students are responsible to request transfer of credit. 

For more information about this exciting opportunity, contact Dr. Dawn Havrda at dhavrda@uthsc.edu (UTHSC) or Emily Smith at emelonas@memphis.edu (University of Memphis).

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