Certificate in Pharmaceutical Management

Students will understand the role of the pharmaceutical industry in the global market and its implications; learn the fundamentals of the drug development cycle and the investment required to bring a drug to market, and learn the most important drug manufacturing processes and the key elements of dosage formulation.  

Summary

Provides an overview of the pharmaceutical industry, including drug discovery and development, FDA requirements, approval processes and the methodologies used to comply with regulations, drug dosage forms and the role of key operational units in drug manufacturing. Special emphasis is placed on the project, quality and financial management aspects of the pharmaceutical business. 

Special emphasis is placed on the project, quality, and financial management aspects of the pharmaceutical business. 

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Students in the Pharmaceutical Management Graduate Certificate Program will learn a wide range of leadership and management skills in addition to the following skills: 

  • Principles of pharmaceutical engineering (drug discovery and development, FDA requirements and approval processes, drug dosage forms, roles of key operational units). 
  • Validation and regulatory issues, including a working knowledge of the Federal Code of Regulations. 
  • Global market competition.

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