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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell , Massachusetts ,United States

Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Gain a Valuable Foundation in Health Sciences and Business

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Marketing and Management option prepares you for a career as a pharmaceutical executive in management, sales, or marketing. You’ll gain a valuable foundation in health sciences and business, which will prepare you for a variety of job opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. Students interested in UMass Lowell’s MBA program in the Manning School of Business will take a business minor for a direct pathway.

Prepare for a Rewarding Career

A unique blend of business and scientific courses, the program prepares you to:

  • Be a leader in pharmaceutical project management.
  • Market and promote novel therapeutics.
  • Develop entrepreneurial skills in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields.
  • Integrate new technology to promote health for diverse populations worldwide.

You’ll be prepared for careers such as: Pharmaceutical Project Manager, Pharmaceutical Sales Manager, Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur, or Pharmaceutical Consultant.

Campus Information


UMass Lowell is located in historic mill city of Lowell, Mass., 45-minutes north of Boston, at the intersections of Routes 495, 93 and 3. The birthplace of Jack Kerouac and the Industrial Revolution, Lowell's history echoes all around you. Former mill buildings and cobblestone streets now add charm to a bustling downtown, steps away from the UMass Lowell campus, which boasts a thriving arts scene, a population rich in cultural diversity, and a flair for festivals.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

3 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • A high school diploma.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Completion of a high school program that focuses on college prep courses including English, biology, and chemistry.  It is strongly recommended that incoming freshmen take math through pre-calculus or calculus and complete high school physics.
  • Minimum combined SAT scores of 1,080 (mathematics and verbal).
  • Students must be able to meet the technical standards of the college and the program so that they can actively participate in all phases of class, practicum, and laboratory work, with or without reasonable accommodations.