MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN DRUG DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

Prepare for a Rewarding Career

Students are trained to fill unmet needs in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and managed care industries, and to excel in careers that didn't exist just five or ten years ago.

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Curriculum Prepares Students for Industry Needs

Course curriculum puts students in a solid position to better understand small molecule and biotherapeutic product develoment in the pharmaceutical R&D setting , as well as market access issues faced post marketing.

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Employment Opportunities

Life sciences employees earn more than $134,000 annually.

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Hands-On Preparation for a Rewarding Career

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Geared toward working professionals: classes meet Tues/Wed/Thurs between 4:00 - 8:00pm. Complete your degree in three quarters.

Announcing Curriculum change: now a three quarter 36 unit degree

 

NOW OFFERING CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT:

Some DDPM courses are open for enrollment and do not require an application or matriculation into the degree program. This is a great opportunity to further your knowledge base, get a feel for the curriculum, and, if applicable, help you make a more informed decision about whether to pursue the full degree program in Drug Development and Product Management. Please contact Katherine Lukens at ddpm@ucsd.edu for more information.

 

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.

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The Application for Fall 2019 Admission is Now Open

No GRE/GMAT Required to Apply!

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This M.S. degree is a STEM graduate program. Certain F-1 students who receive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees may apply for a 24-month extension of their post-completion optional practical training (OPT).

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