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MBA and M.S. in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Dual Degree Master’s Program

Program Details


Master of Science or Dual-Degree MBA


School of Business Graduate Program


On Campus & Online


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The dual MS-MBA degree will provide you with expertise in management, finance, marketing, and strategic planning alongside specialized knowledge in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, regulations, and industry-specific challenges.

The dual MS-MBA degree provides you with expertise in both business and manufacturing aspects of the pharmaceutical industry allowing you to navigate complex regulatory environments, technological advancements, and market dynamics. You will earn two separate Master’s degrees at the completion of this dual degree program.

Program Benefits:

Industry Relevance: Become a prime candidate for leadership positions in good manufacturing practice (GMP) industries.

Specialized Skillset: Gain the tools and concepts that apply to FDA-regulated fields like Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Biomedical Engineering.

Innovation: Learn to apply critical thinking to troubleshoot manufacturing issues, optimize processes, and develop innovative strategies within the pharmaceutical sector.


  • Operations Manager

  • Pharmaceutical Engineer

  • Supply Chain Manager

  • Regulatory Affairs Manage

  • Process Engineer

  • Validation Engineer

Core Courses

Elective Courses

Students are required to select 2 of the following courses:

About The M.S. Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Program

A host of organizations, including pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms, personal care products and cosmetics are in desperate need of trained professionals who can command new technologies, manage modern facilities and steward quality assurance processes under high regulatory scrutiny.

Stevens’ master’s degree program in pharmaceutical management—which is available fully online—offers maximum flexibility for professionals already working in this rapidly changing field. Here, you’ll gain advanced expertise in the technology that powers pharmaceutical manufacturing as well as the skills to lead teams and solve challenging problems. Our graduates have gone on to careers at top firms such as Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer and Regeneron.

Putting You on Track for Professional Success

The pharmaceutical manufacturing master's program develops in-demand knowledge and skills to put you on track for career success in a variety of roles like:

  • Quality Analyst

  • Quality Engineer

  • Quality Manager

  • Validation Engineer

  • Process Engineer

  • Pharmaceutical Engineer

Our graduates have been hired at: Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Regeneron, Novartis, Astra Zeneca

About The Stevens MBA Program

Program Highlights

A STEM-Designated MBA: This MBA program holds the STEM designation, setting it apart from ordinary offerings by infusing technology at the forefront of the curriculum. This designation also allows students from outside of the U.S. to be eligible for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Traditional Business Through the Technology Lens: At Stevens, conventional business disciplines are taught from a technological perspective, ensuring graduates are well-versed in leveraging leading-edge tools and methodologies to drive innovation across all aspects of a business.

AI and Machine Learning are Here to Stay: Students gain an essential understanding and practical application of AI and machine learning, equipping them to take the lead in navigating the fourth industrial revolution and propel industries forward.

Real-World Consulting Experience: The hallmark of the full-time MBA, the Industry Capstone Program, immerses students in consulting engagements with real-world companies. Students and their peers, under faculty mentors, take what they’ve learned in their courses to develop solutions to real business problems and present their recommendations to senior executives. This experience provides students with something they can speak about to hiring managers and recruiters. Open to students across graduate programs, the Industry Capstone Project encourages interdisciplinary collaboration, nurturing diverse perspectives and skill development.

Invaluable Networking Opportunities: Capstone projects partnering with companies, providing students with networking opportunities and allowing them to foster connections that can lead to career advancement.

An MBA for the Digital Era

Few MBA programs consider how rapidly the data revolution has changed the ways managers recognize opportunities and identify trends. This innovative STEM MBA is taught by faculty who understand the traditional managerial toolkit — marketing, strategy and finance — must be complemented by skills in technology and analytics to create success.

Your MBA courses will feature applied exercises that prepare you to be a leader who is capable of making fast, data-supported decisions. MBA coursework emphasizes collaboration through group projects and presentations and develops your creativity and critical thinking skills through the incorporation of new analytical tools and the latest research insights. 

*A STEM-designated program allows students from outside of the U.S. to be eligible for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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