Haub School of Business – Saint Joseph’s University
Saint Joseph’s Executive Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing MBA Program Structure
All courses for the Saint Jospeh’s Executive Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing MBA at Haub School of Business are offered at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hill, PA. Students are required to complete 24 two-credit courses that take place on Fridays and Saturdays and include pre-and post-class assignments. The degree can be completed in as few as 12 months or as long as six years. Like HSB’s other MBA degree offerings, the Executive Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing MBA is also offered online.
The 24 required courses consist of five Foundation Courses in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, and Marketing; 18 Additional Required Courses; one of six available Elective Courses; and a Capstone Course. Some students may waive Foundation Courses based on their undergraduate transcripts.
The average Saint Jospeh’s Executive Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing MBA student has 14 years of work experience, typically in middle-to senior-level management positions. The average GPA of matriculated students is 3.1, and students are typically between 34 and 38 years old. The class is comprised of 48% male and 52% female students. Most students come in with only a Bachelor’s Degree, but 21% hold Master’s Degrees and an additional 6.5% hold other advanced degrees. Nearly 70% of enrolled students are employed in sales and marketing industries, with the other 30% in research and clinical studies.
Over 80% of students are promoted before they graduate.
Tuition & Financial Aid
The 2016-17 Saint Jospeh’s Executive Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing MBA costs $1,539 per credit, and $1,563 per credit online. With 48 credits in the course, the total cost of the program is $73,872 and $75,024 online. Books and course materials, parking, student identification cards, executive coaching, and meals on class days are included in this price.
The Saint Jospeh’s Executive Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing MBA requires a minimum of four years of work experience in the industry.
Applicants must submit a completed application form, official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended, a current résumé showing at least four years of industry experience, and one letter of recommendation. They must also complete a structured personal interview.
International students must submit an official WES (World Education Service) course-by-course evaluation. As well, students that earned an undergraduate degree where English is not the primary language must submit TOEFL scores. Those who choose not to must enroll in a two month ESL (English Second Language) program. Students are evaluated at the end of the program.
Admissions are conducted on a rolling basis.