Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 credits beyond a B.S. degree is required. A thesis or independent research is optional.

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Systems Management (courses only)

Core Courses
EM 602Management Science3
EM 636Project Management3
IE 673Total Quality Management3
IE 618Engineering Cost and Production Economics3
PHEN 601Principles of Pharmaceutical Engineering3
PHEN 604Validation and Regulatory Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry3
Elective Courses
Select four of the following:12
Legal, Ethical and Intellectual Property Issues for Engineering Managers
Management of Engineering Research and Development
Special Topics in Industrial Engineering
Project Control
Supply Chain Engineering
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Computerized Manufacturing Systems
Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology
Pharmaceutical Facility Design
Organizational Behavior
Total Credits30

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Systems Management (independent research)

Core Courses
EM 602Management Science3
EM 636Project Management3
IE 673Total Quality Management3
IE 618Engineering Cost and Production Economics3
PHEN 601Principles of Pharmaceutical Engineering3
PHEN 604Validation and Regulatory Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry3
Independent Research
PHEN 725Independent Study3
Elective Courses
Select three of the following:9
Legal, Ethical and Intellectual Property Issues for Engineering Managers
Management of Engineering Research and Development
Special Topics in Industrial Engineering
Project Control
Supply Chain Engineering
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Computerized Manufacturing Systems
Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology
Pharmaceutical Facility Design
Organizational Behavior
Total Credits30

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Systems Management (Master's thesis)

Core Courses
EM 602Management Science3
EM 636Project Management3
IE 673Total Quality Management3
IE 618Engineering Cost and Production Economics3
PHEN 601Principles of Pharmaceutical Engineering3
PHEN 604Validation and Regulatory Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry3
Thesis
PHEN 701Master's Thesis6
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:6
Legal, Ethical and Intellectual Property Issues for Engineering Managers
Management of Engineering Research and Development
Special Topics in Industrial Engineering
Project Control
Supply Chain Engineering
Systems Analysis and Simulation
Computerized Manufacturing Systems
Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology
Pharmaceutical Facility Design
Organizational Behavior
Total Credits30