Pharmaceutical Management is a division of management that deals with chemical and health sciences and ensures the effective and safe use of pharmaceutical drugs.  Pharmaceutical Management integrates business strategy with science and technology and the unique perspective of the industry. A management program in this area trains students on  Enterprise Management, Leadership, Advanced Business Concepts and Technology Management and Advanced Pharmaceutical Management.


List of Courses: -


  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Pharmaceutical Business Management
  • B.B.A. + Diploma in Business Administration (Pharmaceutical)
  • Master of Business Administration in Pharmaceutical Management
  • Executive MBA in Pharmaceutical Management
  • Master of Business Administration in Pharmaceutical Industry Management
  • Online MBA in Pharmaceutical Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management    
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Management in Pharmaceutical Management

Basic Eligibility



For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination. The duration for this course is 3 years.



The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree. Students will have to attend an entrance exam such as MAT/CAT/XAT or ATMA to get admitted into this course. The duration for this course is 2 years.


Some of its specialized fields are: -


  • Financing Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharma Product Management
  • Pharma Production Management
  • Pharma Sales & Marketing Management
  • Pharmaceutical Policy, Laws, and Regulations

Job Prospects

Pharmaceutical sector is one of well known professional career options in India. The majority of the job opportunities for a graduate in this field are available in a research institute, government department, universities, pharmaceutical industry and teaching hospitals. Pharmaceuticals is a huge industry which constantly requires management specialists for smooth, productive and effective running of their respective firms.


Pharmaceutical management always needs professional workers; hence there is no lack of employment opportunities in this field. Pharmaceutical management also offers sensible job opportunities for their professionals in terms of business or by opening their own business.  

Some job profiles: -


  • Sales Managers
  • Drug Cost Accountant
  • Drug Distribution Manager
  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Pharmaceuticals Distributors
  • Self Marketing & Distributorship
  • Market Researcher & Drug Developer

Remuneration: -

Students after completion of their course in pharmaceutical management can expect income around Rs. 20, 000 to Rs. 30,000 every month in the beginning stage.



MBA Colleges for Pharmaceutical Management

APIC Institute of Healthcare Studies

New Delhi, Delhi, India

APIC Institute of Healthcare Studies, New Delhi was conceptualized in the year 2000 on the eve of the new millennium. The institute is an autonomous, non-profit institution registered under Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860...

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Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Management Studies and Research

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Management Studies and Research (BVIMSR), Belapur was established in 1984. The aim of the institute is to be at the pinnacle of management education by equipping students with the necessary skill...

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Christian School of Health Sciences

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Christian School of Health & Science, Allahabad was established in 2000 under the faculty of health sciences, Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Science. The school was established to cater to the need of...

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CMS Education Infra Pvt. Ltd

Gurgaon, Haryana, India

CMS Education Infra Pvt. Ltd, Gurgaon was established in 2008. It is a renowned name in the Distance MBA sector providing different courses affiliated to a number of reputed universities. CMS started with a dream to create an...

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Directorate of Distance Education, NIMS University

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Directorate of Distance Education, NIMS University (NIMSU), Jaipur is aided by numerous guidance centers and provides 43 programs. It is a specially designed initiative that lends a helping hand to students that cannot avail the...

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Directorate of Distance education, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India

Directorate of Distance education, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut is a part of Swami Vivekanand Subharti University. It is been setup under the Swami Vivekanand Subharti Vishwavidyalaya Uttar Pradesh Adhiniyam. The...

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Dr. D.Y Patil University

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Dr. D.Y Patil University, Navi Mumbai was established in 2002 with a vision to provide quality education in all spheres of high learning and health services in India. The university has evolved to become a leader in nine specific...

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Dr. V. N. Bedekar Institute of Management Studies

Thane, Maharashtra, India

Dr V N Bedekar Institute of Management Studies (DR VN BRIMS), Thane (W) was established in 2005. The institute is approved by AICTE for its MMS programs. The institute has excellent infrastructure facilities and outstanding faculty. The...

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Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM), Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM), Kolkata established in 1995, is highly focused source of professional education for building careers in management. It represents an effective and significant investment...

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Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM), Namchi

Namchi, Sikkim, India

Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM), Namchi has been established on the foundation of progressive academic principles. The University carries the heritage of pioneering higher education in India based on...

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