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With its unconventional structure, market-oriented goals, innovative delivery and partnership with prominent pharmaceutical companies, this program offers an unparalleled experience.
Its all-inclusive interdisciplinary approach —with the Adnan Kassar School of Business and pharmaceutical companies— integrates the different facets of the pharmaceutical industry such as production, formulation and development, quality control, quality assurance, regulatory, marketing and sales.
Furthermore, the program’s versatility of thesis (research) and non-thesis (professional) tracks, and wide-ranging choice of elective courses provide opportunities for learning experiences that are tailored to individual professional goals.
Graduates acquire the skill sets for an array of career opportunities in the industry or further advance their research in a PhD-related program. The program is recognized by the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education as well as the New York State Education Department.
The Master of Science degree program in Pharmaceutical Development and Management aims to:
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
The program offers optional thesis and non-thesis tracks. The former includes a laboratory-based research project, and the latter includes a 6-month internship with a literature-based project.
This is a 36-credit program with the following core and elective courses:
21 credits are required for the thesis and non-thesis tracks:
9 credits are needed for the thesis track and 12 credits for the non-thesis (professional) track, by choosing from the following list of elective courses as available:
Allocated 3 credits for the non-thesis project, and 6 credits for the thesis.
The thesis is directed by a committee of faculty members of the LAU School of Pharmacy, and possibly of adjunct faculty from the pharmaceutical and business corporations.
The project and practice in pharmaceutical companies are typically supervised by faculty members of the LAU School of Pharmacy with support from adjunct faculty in the industry.
See the LAU Academic Catalog (graduate education section) for information regarding admission, tuition, assistantship, academic rules and procedures.
For additional information, please contact Dr. Roy Kanbar by email on email@example.com, or by phone on 09-547-262 extension 2447.