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2017-2018 General Catalog 
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Florida A&M University currently offers a two-year, 60 credit hour Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) through the School of Business and Industry (SBI). Also, offered by the FAMU College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) is a six-year 207 credit hour Doctor of Pharmacy degree (PharmD). The PharmD degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and fulfills all educational requirements for licensure as a pharmacist in all 50 states.

The PharmD/MBA dual degree program is designed to produce professionals with robust management and business skills coupled with the ability to proficiently practice pharmacy in a variety of settings. For those who seek employment with health care organizations, managed care companies, academic institutions, or with industry, the FAMU PharmD/MBA dual degree program will shorten the time span necessary to earn both degrees independently, amplify graduate marketability in the workforce, and galvanize graduates into positions of management.

Pre-Professional Curriculum (Year 1)

Pre-Professional Core Curriculum (Year 2)

Total Hours End of Second Year: 102

Gordon Rule Requirements

Communication (6 hours) = ENC 1101 Freshman Communicative Skills I (3)  ENC 1102 Freshman Communicative Skills II (3)  
Mathematics (6 hours) = MAC 1147 Pre-Calculus Mathematics (4)  MAC 2233 Business Calculus (3)  
Humanities (6 hours) = Humanities Electives I, II (HUM (2 courses)
Social Science (6 hours) = African American History or the African-American Experience and one Social Science
Elective (AMH 2091  or AFA 3104  and SSE)  
Natural Science (8 hours) = BSC 1010 General Biology I (3)  BSC 1011 General Biology II (3)  
General Elective (3-4 hours) = General Elective (GE)

Total Hours: 35-36


Professional Curriculum

First Professional Year

Second Professional Year

Third Professional Year

Fourth Professional Year

Total: 39

Fourth Professional Year Breakdown

  • Health Systems (Community) (4)
  • Health Systems (Hospital) (4)
  • General Medicine I (4)
  • General Medicine II (4)
  • Ambulatory Care I (4)
  • Ambulatory Care II (4)
  • Elective (4)
  • Elective (4)
  • Elective (4)
Total: 36

Fifth Professional Year

Fall Semester

Total: 17

Spring Semester

Total: 15

Accepted Upper Level Business Electives

Certain additional prerequisites may apply; check with your advisor prior to enrolling.

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