Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Post Master's Certificate

Natalie Wood, Ph.D., Chair, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing
Terese W. Waldron, Director
Kathleen Klarich, Program Manager, Onground 
Jonathan Dart, Program Manager, Online
Jeannine Kinney, Administrative Assistant

Mission Statement

The mission of Saint Joseph’s Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Post MBA/Masters and Advanced Certificates is to provide industry programs for all segments of the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices, diagnostics, allied partners and healthcare industries, delivering these programs to the life-long student in a flexible and convenient format within state-of-the-art environments.

Location and Time of Courses for Onground and Online Program

The two-day course format accommodates the personal and professional demands of individual students. Students have the flexibility to take courses onground, online or a combination of both.  Courses are offered nearly every weekend year round. Students may attend as often as their schedule permits, completing the degree requirements at their own pace.  Onground courses are offered on the Saint Joseph’s University campus. Each course is completed in a Friday/Saturday classroom session, along with a pre- and post-assignment. Capstone MPE 795 is a three-day course offered on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday either on the SJU campus or at an offsite conference center.

Courses in our online format are delivered over one calendar month, with weekly meetings held via web conferencing.  If an online student chooses to take MPE 795, our Capstone course, as one of the certificate options, he/she would need to come to Philadelphia for a Thursday, Friday, Saturday session, held either on the SJU campus or at an offsite conference center.

Learning Goals and Objectives 

The objectives of the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing Post MBA/Masters and Advanced Certificates are:

  • to provide managers and executives employed in the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical devices, diagnostics, allied partners and healthcare industries with advanced education and developmental experiences.
  • to provide highly qualified faculty of Saint Joseph’s University, complemented by domestic and international business and marketing experts retained as executive lecturers
  • to provide modular format for the delivery of business concepts and skills specific to this industry