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Pharm.D. and Health Services Administration

Dual Pharm.D. and M.S. Degrees

Management and leadership positions within hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies and managed care organizations increasingly require the pharmaceutical knowledge obtained through a Doctor of Pharmacy degree combined with management, administrative and business knowledge.

With both a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Master of Science in Health Administration degree, you’ll gain the financial, management and administrative skills needed to keep major health care companies and organizations running smoothly and efficiently.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Combination of online and on-campus courses

Credits for Completion
165 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
M.S. courses: $715 per credit hour
Pharm.D. courses: $1,095 per credit hour

Program Components

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Pharm.D. Requirements

150 program credits are required for the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. The Pharm.D. portion of the program must be completed within four years.

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M.S./Pharm.D. Classes

Earn a M.S. in Health Services Administration degree by completing 12 qualifying graduate courses, seven of which can be taken as requirements or electives during the Pharm.D. portion of the program.

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M.S. Requirements

The additional five Health Services Administration courses can be taken online in 8-week terms over the summer, making it easy to earn your M.S. and Pharm.D. concurrently and at your own pace.

Program Details

Get all the details on our Pharm.D. and HSA dual degree program, including course requirements and application materials.

How to Apply

Students interested in earning both the Doctor of Pharmacy degree and the Master of Science in Health Services Administration degree must apply for and enroll in both programs. Please see each program page for application requirements and eligibility criteria.

The Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT) is not required. Prerequisite coursework must be completed prior to matriculation and can be marked "in progress" at the time of application.

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: M.S. courses: $715 per credit hour, Pharm.D. courses: $1,095 per credit hour.*
The first three courses taken from HSA toward the dual degree program are charged the PharmD tuition rate. The remaining HSA courses are charged at the HSA rate. 
Total program credits: 165
Enrollment Deposit: $500
If admitted, a nonrefundable enrollment deposit is required to hold your position in the Pharm.D. program. The deposit will be applied towards your tuition.

Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

*Tuition rate subject to change.

Program Progression

Students with a baccalaureate degree or 90 undergraduate credit hours may enroll in M.S. coursework prior to entering the first year of the Pharm.D. program. Students with fewer than 90 undergraduate credit hours may enroll in M.S. coursework following completion of the first year of the Pharm.D. program.

The Pharm.D. program application opens in Mid-July, with the program starting late August of the following year. Visit the Pharm.D. program page for more information.

A Culture of Excellence

The Doctor of Pharmacy & Health Services Administration is offered by the School of Pharmacy within the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.