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The MS Health and Biopharmaceutical Economics program is not accepting applications at this time. Various health economics options are available through our MS program in Economics.

Applicants to the Lehigh HBPE program should have a background in the life sciences or a related field (such as chemistry, pre-med, chemical or bio-engineering, etc.); a major or a strong minor in one of these areas is acceptable. In addition, applicants should have completed the following undergraduate courses before beginning the program:

  • two courses in calculus
  • a course in statistics
  • a course in principles of economics
  • a course in intermediate or managerial microeconomics

Applicants lacking one or more of these background prerequisites may still be admitted to the program, but courses taken to remedy the background deficiencies will not count toward the required minimum credit hours for the degree.

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