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College of Pharmacy

Degree Progression

As a dual-degree candidate at USC's College of Pharmacy, you’ll enhance your professional pharmacy education with fundamental business knowledge.

The Darla Moore School of Business PMBA program is a year-round program that is offered over four terms: two 12-week spring terms, one six-week summer term and one 12-week fall term. The curriculum consists of 10 core courses and six elective courses as follows:

Core Courses

Course Number Course Title
ACCT 728 Financial Accounting
MGMT 770 Competing Through People
ACCT 729 Managerial Accounting
MGSC 711 Quantitative Methods
FINA 760 Financial Policies
MKTG 701 Marketing Management
MGSC 791 Operations Management
MGSC 796 Information Systems
ECON 720 Managerial Economics
MBAD 702 Strategic Management

In the concurrent degree program, select PHMY courses can be used to satisfy up to nine credit hours of PMBA elective requirements. The following PHMY courses are currently approved for PMBA elective credit:

Elective Courses

Course Credit Hours
PHMY 762 Creating Pharmacy Leaders 2
PHMY 774 Pharmacy Political Advocacy 2
PHMY 776 Developing Medication Therapy Management Services 2
PHMY 850 Health Care Systems Management 4
PHMY 857 Community Pharmacy Practice & Operations 2
PHMY 909 Administrative Pharmacy Practice Experience 4
PHMY 932 Administrative Pharmacy Practice Experience II 4

Additionally, any PMBA courses offered through The Moore School can be used to satisfy up to eight credit hours of elective requirements for the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy's Pharm.D. program.

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