Published Survey
Submission Number: 170
Submission ID: 170
Submission UUID: 7b01378c-f699-4a1f-be28-c4f777f9ca69
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Sat, 03/21/2020 - 00:26
Completed: Tue, 06/22/2021 - 16:08
Changed: Mon, 07/26/2021 - 11:23

Remote IP address: 84.150.88.239
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Address 1: 179 Longwood Ave
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City: Boston 
State: Massachusetts
Zip/Postal Code: 02115
Country: United States

Program Location:: Massachusetts
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: JoAnna Baker
  Title: Director of Transfer and Graduate Admission-Boston
  Phone (Work): 617.732.2850 
  Email: joanna.baker@mcphs.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.mcphs.edu/
- https://www.mcphs.edu/academics/school-of-pharmacy/regaff-pharmeco-healthpolicy/pharmaceutics-economics-and-policy-phd

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Program Application Deadline
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What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: July 01, 2022
Participation
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Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: No
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Application Fee:: Free to apply.
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Program Description
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Program Description:
The graduate program in Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy (PEP) offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Health Economics and Policy with specialty tracks or concentrations in Health and Pharmacoepidemiology and Health Economics and Outcomes Research. This graduate program offers academic training primarily in the areas of pharmaceutical and health economics and drug and health policy, and also provides related training in outcomes research, regulation, marketing, healthcare administration, pharmacy services research, and pharmacoepidemiology.

The curriculum features advanced didactic and experiential education in the areas of pharmacoeconomic and health policy analysis, pharmacoepidemiologic methods and study designs, advanced biostatistics and database management, health policy and behavioral interventions and their assessment, and the role of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in healthcare and society. The program provides future leaders, educators, and researchers with the knowledge required to enhance access for patient populations to cost-effective pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices, and related health services, thus improving the efficiency of the pharmaceutical sector and healthcare systems. Graduates will be prepared for careers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries; hospitals and other institutional healthcare organizations; managed care organizations; pharmacy benefits management; contract research organizations; consulting firms; governments; international organizations; nongovernmental organizations; and academic institutions, among other organizations.


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Institution Information
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Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall, Spring
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Degree Requirements
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Credits Required for Degree: : 20
Required Rotations:: Research
Seminars:: Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Varies
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Degree Information
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Delivery Method: On Campus
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Area(s) of Study:: Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical Marketing, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology, Pharmacy Management
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Health and Pharmacoepidemiology Track
Health Economics and Outcomes Research Track

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Program Statistics
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Have you previously enrolled students in this program?: Yes
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Have you graduated your first class for this program?: Yes
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GRE and Other Tests
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GRE Section
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 Is the GRE required?: Yes
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Oldest GRE considered:: 9/1/2017
Recommended GRE Score:
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Verbal Reasoning:: 70th percentile 
Quantitative Reasoning:: 70th percentile 
Analytical Writing:: 70th percentile 


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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
Other tests or credentials::
Other forms of accepted language proficiency exams: iTEP, PTE Academic. For more information, please visit https://www.mcphs.edu/admission-and-aid/international-applicants

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Letters of Recommendation
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Letters of Recommendation:
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Are letters of recommendations required by your program?: No

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Letter(s) of recommendation are encouraged but not required. 

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Recommended overall GPA considered:: 3.0
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Financial Support
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Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 0
Type of financial support available:: Research Assistantship, Department or University Scholarship
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes