Masters of Science Degree in Drug Development and Product Management

Our Next Information Session:

Date/Time: Thursday, November 21st, 6-8 pm 
 Location:     University City Center, 6256 Greenwich Dr.,
                     San Diego, CA 92122 in
 Room 115

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This Master of Science degree program is intended for individuals who have a background in pharmacy, nursing, medicine or other related biomedical field, but need specialized drug development and product management skills for career opportunities and advancement in pharmaceutical and managed care industries or related government agencies, such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the European Medicines Agency.

The degree consists of 36 units, spanning over 3 quarters (Fall, Winter, and Spring).

Objectives and Competencies

Students in the Program will:

  • Gain insight into the process of successful drug product development and deployment
  • Will acquire requisite knowledge and skill to collaborate effectively in the ongoing management of drug products
  • Be provided a solid, practical bridge to employment opportunities in pharmaceutical and managed care industries or related government agencies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA)

Program Features

  • Instruction by a combination of faculty with scholarly understanding and industry experience
  • A case and project-oriented approach to learning
  • Options in professional focus
  • Face-to-face course delivery alternatives
  • Merit-scholarship opportunity for qualified applicants (U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents only)
  • Exposure to student colleagues with varied professional backgrounds

Examples of Potential Career Opportunities

  • Project Team Leaders
  • Director, Business Development
  • Regulatory Science Manager
  • Director, Strategic Planning
  • Director, Portfolio Management
  • Clinical Trial Management
  • Management positions in Marketing, Pharmacoeconomics, or Clinical Development

Contact

Katherine Lukens, BA

Program Coordinator, MS in Drug Development & Product Management

ddpm@ucsd.edu

phone: 858-246-3274

For more information, please visit: https://ddpm.ucsd.edu/

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