Student Profiles

Student Backgrounds

Most students have a health  care background of some type or have worked in customer-facing roles for healthcare or life sciences companies.

Students come from a variety of backgrounds with at least a B.S. 

  • Pharmaceutical representatives
  • Medical science liaisons
  • Pharmacy benefit management analysts
  • Pharmacists
  • Healthcare administrators
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Clinical trial managers

But, we also have students from other walks of life. Legal or healthcare policy professionals, or quality improvement officers may also be strong candidates for the program.

Not sure if you have the right background? Contact us and we’ll help you decide.


DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL PROGRAMS MANAGEMENT, THERAPEUTICS COMPANY

“The uniqueness of the program really got me in the door for interviews. At several interviews, hiring managers specifically noted the program and were interested in it. ”

Dan Goldman, 2012 graduate of the M.S. + M.B.A. concurrent program, Managed Care Track

2020 AMCP Experiential Education Preceptor Award

“Almost all of the concepts that I teach P3-4 students I originally learned from my time in the program. I also actively promote [Online POP] to my students as an alternative or supplement to residency.”

Stephen Lott, Pharm.D., M.S., 2015 graduate