Admissions Requirements

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 PCAT exam and obtain a score that meets the requirements of the Clinical Research department, OR
  • Complete the GRE exam and obtain a score that meets the requirements of the Clinical Research department and MBA program.

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, an Anatomy & Physiology course, and one Statistics, 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.

Applicants who have not had all or most of the undergraduate business prerequisites may satisfy these requirements via preapproved online courses. For more information, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at 910.814.4308, or via email at [email protected].