M.S. + MBA Concurrent Degree Program

Are you interested in an executive leadership career in health care, pharmaceuticals or health policy?

Differentiate yourself with our unique M.S. + MBA concurrent degree option. The University of Florida College of Pharmacy and Stetson University have been working together to give students a professional jump start for more than 10 years.

Current students must notify the program in writing if they are interested in attending the MBA program at Stetson.

Alumni Spotlight

How did the program benefit you?

Having the opportunity to combine clinical knowledge with business expertise, and having the opportunity to [meet] with individuals from other organizations, really helped expedite my growth pattern in my career.”

Moses Allen, Pharm. D., M.S., MBA
Clinical Pharmacy Services Director


Online M.S. & MBA The all-online program is designed to fit the busy schedules of working professionals like you

Concurrent Tracks Save time and money by completing both degrees at the same time in less than three years

Single Decision Coordinated application process means you receive one admission decision that applies to both programs.

No Thesis Requirement No GMAT or GRE required, and no thesis required for matriculation

Program Details


The Stetson MBA. is offered online to students enrolled in the UF online M.S. program. Program administration is streamlined, such that the same e-learning platforms are used in both programs, and admission to the Stetson program is guaranteed, provided satisfactory progress in the UF program.


The program allows students to complete the two master’s degrees much more quickly than they otherwise could. Students generally complete 26 credits in the UF online M.S. program, and 27 credits in the Stetson MBA program. Since each institution accepts 6 transfer credits from the other, the degrees can be completed in just 53 credits

How it Works

Students will begin the program by taking at least one semester of coursework in the UF M.S. program. Students will take a break from their UF coursework to temporarily transition to Stetson for at least 6 credits (1 semester), before going back to UF to finish their M.S. After UF graduation, students return to Stetson to finish their M.B.A. coursework.

Stetson Tuition and Admissions

The cost for coursework in the Stetson MBA program, regardless of residency, is as follows:

For Applied Pharmacoeconomics, Managed Care Pharmacy Systems, Medication Safety and Quality Systems, and Pharmaceutical Regulation:

  • 52 credits (25 UF + 27 Stetson).Tuition: UF (25 x $750) + Stetson (27 x $1,050) = $47,100
    • UF M.S. degree portion:  33 credits (27 UF credits + 6 Stetson transfer credits)
    • Stetson MBA degree portion:  36 credits (27 Stetson credits + 9 UF transfer credits)

For Pharmaceutical Value Assessments and Communications:

  • M.S.+MBA program:  53 credits (26 UF + 27 Stetson).  Tuition:  UF (26 x $750) + Stetson (27 x $1,050) =  $47,850
    • UF M.S. degree portion: 33 credits (27 UF credits + 6 Stetson transfer credits)
    • Stetson MBA degree portion: 36 credits (27 Stetson credits + 9 UF transfer credits)
  • Fees: Stetson does not have student fees associated with registration

Stetson Admission Requirements: (Materials are only kept for 1 year. Therefore, please do not request information too early, as it may not be retained.)

  • Full Admission & Completion of First Semester at UF as a Master’s Degree student
  • Stetson Waiver Form
  • Stetson Application
  • Transcripts (official, sealed copies from every institution attended)
  • Resume
  • A letter of endorsement from the UF program, confirming that the student is in good academic standing and has satisfactorily completed at least one semester of coursework as a Master’s Degree student at UF

About Stetson University

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  • Stetson’s School of Business Administration is AACSB accredited, a certification only 5% of business programs receive.
  • Best business school recognition by the Princeton Review
  • A top online graduate program by the Princeton Review
  • Ranked in the Top-5 of Best Regional Universities (South) by U.S. News & World Report

For more information about the Stetson MBA program, contact:
Brandon Speith

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