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.



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