1.Social and Administrative Pharmacy
  Social and Administrative Pharmacy is a new discipline aiming to direct healthy development of pharmaceutical cause with sociology, economics, law and management. The program aims to cultivate senior compound professionals in response to need of medicine cause. The candidates should have a deep understanding of pharmacy, management, law, possess good theoretical foundations and practical skills, master at least one foreign language, have abilities to analyze, assess, study, solve medicinal and social problems. As a secondary level discipline under pharmacy lately approved by the Ministry of Education, Social and Administrative Pharmacy differs from Pharmacy in the sense that it is a compound discipline with nature of social sciences and great value of application. Key courses include Intensive Interpretation of Pharmaceutical Regulation, Modern Economics, Administrative Management, Practice of Drug Quality Management, Research Methodology, Civil and Commercial Law, Serial Special Topics of Drug Management, etc. Current research areas cover medicine policy & regulation, IPRs of medicine, supervision and management of drug quality, economy and policy of medicine industry, reasonable use of pharmaceutical resources, international business of medicine, etc.
2.Business Management
  Business Management is an applied discipline combining theories of modern economy and management with realities of operation management of Chinese businesses. The Business Management discipline of China Pharmaceutical University is characterized by long history and integrating business management with medicine industry. The program aims to cultivate senior professionals qualified for conducting research on modern business management, practical operation of business management, investment analysis and management of large and medium-sized projects. The candidates should grasp sound fundamentals of modern economics and management, proficiently apply economics and management into market practice, have abilities of independently analyzing and solving practical business problems with both quantitative and qualitative methods, be good at computer application, be proficient in a foreign language.
  Key courses include Modern Business Theories, Methodology of Management Research, Modern Economics, Econometrics, Financial Management, etc. Current research areas cover business strategy and operation mechanism, technical economics and management of medicine, industrial economy and policy of medicine, production operation and registry management of drug, business operation management and diagnosis & consultation, etc.
  As an overlapping discipline combining epidemiology, decision-making science, biostatistics, etc., pharmacoeconomics employs research methods of modern economics to comprehensively analyze costs and outcomes of healthcare projects. The master program of Pharmacoeconomics was founded in 2007, being the first independently established program of the kind in China. The program aims to cultivate senior professionals capable of conducting teaching, research and management in research institutes, institutes of higher learning, medicine businesses. The candidates should command expertise and fundamental theories of pharmacoeconomics, familiarize with international research orientation and frontier of pharmacoeconomics, grasp basic technology of pharmacoeconomics, be able to conduct research on pharmacoeconomic assessment projects under guidance of their advisors, be proficient in a foreign language. Key courses include Special Topics of Pharmacoeconomics, Research of Healthcare Economics, Econometrics, Pharmacoepidemiology, Modern Economics, Intensive Interpretation of Pharmaceutical Regulations, etc. Current research areas cover pharmacoeconomic application in drug policy, pharmacoeconomic assessment, health economics and medical security, etc.

4.Administrative Pharmacy