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    Hi Everyone,

    I graduated with Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (Accelerated 5-year Pharmacy program in Cairo, Egypt) and I am currently in the process of doing my board exams to practice in Canada as well as working part time. I am not really interested in working in a Pharmacy though, I don't feel I have as much of an impact as I would like. I would much rather work for an NGO or the WHO to impact global health as a whole and I was thinking of pursuing an MBA program. I am also very interested in Economics and I was thinking of having the UN as an option as well and I am interested in Entrepreneurship and Innovation as a whole and I am looking forward to starting my own NGO in the future. I was wondering, what is the best school for me to study an MBA that best fits my needs?


    Have you ever considered an MPA (Master's in Public Administration)?

    That seems a better fit for you considering you are thinking of a career with international development agencies like the UN, WHO. There are a lot of MPA programmes in the US that will give you options to focus on things like global public health and economics. There should also be entrepreneurship/innovations modules on offer too. Dual MPA/MBA programmes also exist but they're usually 3 years long which is far too long and costly IMO

    It seems like you need to get a few years of work experience under your belt first though. MPA's and MBA's are aimed at professionals, not recent graduates.
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