Health-System Pharmacy Administration Graduate Program

Application Requirements

The Health-System Pharmacy Administration (HSPA) Master of Science program is a fully online graduate degree program providing leadership and management training in health-system pharmacy administration.

The program is also available as an M.S./Residency track for residents accepted into the pharmacy administration residency program at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus or Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center.

To be considered for admission, applicants must:

  • Have a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree or a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy
  • Be a licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure
  • Three years of practice experience in health-system pharmacy is preferred (a shorter period of experience will be considered based on the candidate’s record of accomplishment in practice)
  • Have achieved an overall undergraduate/school of pharmacy GPA of 3.0. Candidates with a GPA below 3.0 must successfully take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) for admission to the program
  • Complete the NEOMED online admissions application, including payment of the application fee
  • Submit an updated curriculum vitae (CV) containing contact information, education, employment, scholarly activities, and licensure
  • Submit a personal statement (Why do you want to enroll in the HSPA program? Why are you an ideal candidate? What are your goals?)
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions that you have taken courses at. This includes both undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Submit Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores, if GPA is below 3.0
  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation



College of Graduate Studies
Phone: 330.325.6499

Health-System Pharmacy Administration

College of Graduate Studies