The pharmaceutical program at Saint Joseph's University provides students with a thorough understanding of efficient clinical research, innovation and understanding of complex healthcare costs. Because the landscape is constantly changing, Saint Joseph’s University provides pharmaceutical marketing majors with an elite faculty boasting past industry and active consulting experience.
Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Certificate
Taught by our world-class faculty and notable industry professionals, the pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing certificate will provide you with insights you can apply immediately to your career.
What Is the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Certificate?
The Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Certificate program allows those with a bachelor’s, MBA or a master’s degree in another field to advance their credentials. This certificate is designed for those who are early in their healthcare careers and have less than four years’ experience. It is ideal for those working in pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical device, diagnostics or the healthcare industry and will help advance your marketing knowledge within the industry.
Students earn this certificate by completing any six courses from our industry-focused curriculum. Classes may be taken online, in-person, or any combination of both formats.
Ways to Study Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing at Saint Joseph's University
To earn a certificate, students take 12 credits of industry-focused courses. These credits may also be applied toward our Pharmaceutical & Healthcare MBA if you choose to pursue the program.
What Can I Do with a Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Certificate?
Graduates who receive a certificate in pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing have gone on to pursue careers with companies such as Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and Moderna as well as secure jobs as the following:
- Director of Pharmaceutical Marketing
- Director of Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Advertising
- Marketer for a Clinical Organization
- Director of Marketing for a Healthcare Organization
How Will Saint Joseph's University Enhance Your Career in Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing?
Whether you are currently working in pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing and want to expand your knowledge or you are interested in pivoting into a new career, Saint Joseph’s University’s faculty and staff are well-equipped to provide you with the guidance and support you need. Many faculty members hold several years’ experience working for major biotech companies and in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries and provide cutting-edge marketing insights to help you advance your career. Additionally, the Department of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing is the oldest program dedicated to pharmaceutical and healthcare marketing in the United States, attracting the best faculty and staff in the country.
Average part-time: 3 - 4 semesters, or 12-16 months.
The pharmaceutical & healthcare marketing certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that makes sense with your schedule and goals.
|Credits||12 credits or 4 courses.|
|Spring, summer or fall.|
|Format||Online, on campus, or hybrid of both formats.|
|Tuition for 2021-2022|
$1,140 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
|Stack this Certificate into Master’s Programs||The credits of the pharmaceutical & healthcare marketing certificate can be applied towards the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing MBA.|
The GMAT is not required for certificates. To learn more about the admission process and required materials, Graduate Admission can provide more information or answer any questions.
Scholarships, federal and state grants, loans and other types of financial aid may be available to those who qualify. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand your options.
Note: discounts cannot be combined.
Saint Joseph’s is a Yellow Ribbon School that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.