MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

Gear up for success in the Pharmaceutical Management sector with this cutting-edge program that integrates academic rigour with real-world experiences.

  • Duration: 2 Years

About the Program

Our Masters of Business Administration program in Pharmaceutical Management offers an exclusive combination of core business management subjects and pharmaceutical knowledge. The course, while imparting key management skills to you, laboriously explores developments in the latest technologies and functions in the pharmaceutical industry, and prepares you for a successful career in this dynamic industry and to become a competent leader in a changing modern environment.

The integrated business management knowledge with a broad science curriculum that covers distribution management, pharmacology, pharmaceutical development, regulatory frameworks, and quality control further deepens your understanding of the subjects. An MBA in Pharmaceutical Management thus equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to manage a pharmaceutical company or department, including financial analysis and management, marketing, strategic planning, human resources and regulatory compliance.

The Chitkara University Experience

Why Study MBA Pharmaceutical Management

Top Reasons
  • Exposure to groundbreaking research
  • Global job opportunities
  • Job variety
  • No stagnation
  • Fastest growing sector
  • Higher remuneration
  • Future proof career
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of pharma management to solve complex corporate problems using optimum resources.
  • Gain effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organisational skills
  • Able to apply appropriate business strategies for effective planning, implementation and evaluation of policies in pharma sector.
  • Apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.


The curriculum for MBA Pharmaceutical Management equips you with the necessary business skills and Integrates this with the pharmaceutical science knowledge needed in product development and management. The experiential learning program will help you develop skills to enable organisations to capitalise on scientific breakthroughs across the product life cycle, from development to pre- and post-market launch, bringing your transition into the industry one step closer.

Structurally, MBA Pharmaceutical Management is a 2 – year full-time degree program spread over 4 semesters of 6 months’ duration each. The program follows module-based teaching – each module has two subjects of two to three credits, with each credit amounting to 18 hours of study including classroom teaching projects and assignments. The first year of the course covers core subjects such as marketing, finance, operations management, and human resource management. In second year, students have the option to choose from various electives such as pharmacology, clinical research, and regulatory affairs.



  • The candidate should have completed the Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in any stream.
  • The candidate appearing in the final year examination can apply, but must have a minimum of 50% till previous year’s examination.
  • The applicant must have appeared for CAT / MAT / NMAT / XAT / CMAT score, followed by Group Discussions and Personal Interview round at Chitkara University.
  • Applicants who have not taken any of the above-mentioned entrance examinations must take Chitkara University Test followed by Group Discussions and Personal Interview.

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Career Opportunities

Our MBA Pharmaceutical Management students may look forward to a progressive and gratifying career as, but not limited to:

  • Director of Regulatory Affairs
  • Drug Development Director
  • Senior Quality Control Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Senior Consultant
  • Statistics Director
  • Pharmaceuticals Distributors
  • Market Researcher & Drug Developer
  • Pharmaceutical Purchase Manager

How to Apply

In order to pursue MBA in Pharmaceutical Management, the students can start their application by:

  • Download the admission form from the Chitkara University website, or getting it from the nearest bookstore to your place.
  • Duly fill in the admission form, attach the required certificates, and send to the Chief Admissions Officer at Chitkara University Admissions Office
    (SCO 160-161, Sector 9C, Chandigarh, Mobile +91- 9501105714, +91- 9501105715)
  • Next, details filled out in the form and certificates attached will be verified.
  • Upon the successful completion of the verification, you will get a message from the Relationship Manager assigned to you for further assistance.

Top Recruiters

I decided to pursue my MBA as an investment to accelerate my career. Therefore, I chose Chitkara Business School (CBS) for its academic quality, class sizes, reputation, and the quality of the students, placement record, and alumni network. The faculty is outstanding, CBS has deep ties with the industry, and you get to learn through doing, basically allowing you to apply every lesson to real-world practice. Over the last two years, I have realized studying at Chitkara Business School has been the best decision of my life.

Deepanshi Bajaj
Batch 2023

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