MS in Clinical Research/MBA

The Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business offer a combined Master of Science in Clinical Research and Master of Business Administration (MSCR/MBA). The goal of this dual degree program is to combine the knowledge and skills of business and clinical research to allow graduates to distinguish themselves and open a broader set of employment opportunities.

Graduates of the MSCR/MBA dual degree are prepared for career opportunities in medical affairs, strategic development, sales and marketing, leadership and management, health economics and outcomes research, and finance. Upon completion of this dual degree, students will receive two degrees, the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Clinical Research.

Advance your career in one of the fastest growing healthcare professions – Clinical Research. Expanded opportunities with employers including positions in Medical Affairs, Sales & Marketing, Health Economics and outcomes Research, Strategic Development, Leadership and Management, and Finance.

MS in Clinical Research/MBA students must apply and be admitted to both the MSCR and MBA programs. As part of their admission process, they must either:

  • Complete the GMAT exam unless granted a waiver from the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business

Prospective students must also complete an MBA program admissions application and have three recommendation letters along with their undergraduate transcripts forwarded from the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) Office of Admissions to the MBA program office. Undergraduate transcripts must reflect the completion of the necessary prerequisite courses. At least 12 credit hours of science, including two laboratory-based courses, and one Statistics course must be fulfilled according to MSCR program standards. For the MBA program, at least three credits of each of the following must be met: Accounting, Computer Science, Economics, International Business, Management, Marketing and Statistics.

MS in Clinical Research/MBA applicants who have not had all or most of the undergraduate business prerequisites may satisfy these requirements via pre-approved online courses. For more information, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at 910.814.4308, or via email at

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