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
Phone: 612-624-2649

CSOM MBA Program
Email: ftmba@umn.edu
Phone: 612-625-5555

Carlson School of Management PharmD/ MBA Dual Degree Program Information

Labovitz School of Business and Economics PharmD/ MBA Dual Degree Program

The PharmD/ MBA Dual Degree 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. 

PharmD Program
Katie Vukelich
Phone: 218-726-6038

LSBE MBA Program
Dr. Alan Roline
Program Director

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.

PharmD Program
Peter Haeg
Director of Student Services
Phone: 612-624-2649

PharmD Program
Katie Vukelich
Phone: 218-726-6038

PharmD Program
Dr. Laura Palombi
Assistant Professor
Phone: 218-726-6066

PharmD Program
Dr. Raquel Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
Phone: 612-626-1163

MPH Program
Kate Hanson
Program Coordinator
Phone: 612-626-7953

PharmD/ MPH Dual Degree Program Information