Dual Degree Programs
Set Yourself Apart with a Dual Degree
Pharmacy seeks to inspire, education, and support innovative leaders to advance the common good in a diverse world. Set yourself and expand your career opportunities with a dual degree. The College of Pharmacy collaborates with schools across our Duluth and Twin Cities campuses to offer Pharmacy students the ability to earn an MBA or MPH degree while completing the PharmD Program.
PharmD / MBA Programs
Pharmacists with an MBA can enter into management positions within a wide variety of pharmacy settings, creating efficient, effective care delivery systems from day one. After establishing your studies in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, you will enter the MBA program earning a complete MBA as you finish your PharmD.
Carlson School of Management PharmD/ MBA Dual Degree Program
Enrolled PharmD students (Duluth and Twin Cities Campus) have the opportunity to become integrated into the Carlson School's prestigious network of business leaders, academics and alumni. PharmD/MBA students will also have the unique experiences offered through the Carlson School's Medical Industry Leadership Institute, which brings together graduate students from across the University of Minnesota to work on healthcare industry problems from the organizational to the political realms.
Director of Student Services
Email: Peter Haeg
CSOM MBA Program
Carlson School of Management PharmD/ MBA Dual Degree Program Information
Labovitz School of Business and Economics PharmD/ MBA Dual Career Program
The PharmD/ MBA Dual Career program was developed for Duluth College of Pharmacy PharmD students who wish to also pursue an MBA degree from the
Labovitz School of Business & Economics at UMD. This program is competitive, challenging, and rewarding and builds on the foundation of business knowledge students already have to become more valuable employees and more confident, capable leaders.
LSBE MBA Program
Dr. Alan Roline
Labovitz School of Business and Economics PharmD/ MBA Dual Career Program Information
PharmD/ MPH Program
There is a need to expand the team-based health care approach to protect the health of our population. The role of today’s pharmacist is evolving into an active participant in managing chronic disease. The role of public health coincides with the work of a pharmacist by providing education on policy, patient education and population management.
School of Public Health PharmD/ MPH Dual Degree Program
Enrolled PharmD students (both campuses) have the opportunity to additionally earn their MPH, a degree program that prepares them for impacting policies, providing education to patients in order to manage diseases, conduct research on drug interactions/therapies and alternative herbal medications at all levels – from the local, regional and state to the national and international levels – at the intersection of government, non-profit and private sectors.
A Public Health Pharmacist can be involved in advanced pharmacy practice, health policy development, emergency and humanitarian response, public health leadership, global health and much more.
Director of Student Services
Dr. Laura Palombi