Personal care science is offered as a concentration
within the professional science master's program described under Business and Science 137. The goal of the master of business and science (M.B.S.) degree with a concentration in personal care science is to educate students in
the essential skills and tools relevant to the personal care (cosmetic), consumer health products, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries.
Students will be taught the fundamentals and applications of personal care
chemistry, food science, process engineering and science and will receive
training in finance and accounting, marketing, communication and leadership,
management of science and technology, ethics, and entrepreneurship.
There are five core courses and three electives.
The following two courses are mandatory:
16:137:570 Fundamentals of Personal Care Science (3)
- 16:137:571 Product Development and Formulations for Personal Care Science (3)
Choose three remaining core courses from the following list:
16:400:612 Introduction to Colloid and Interface Science (3)
- 16:400:612 Principles of Food Process Engineering I (3) or 16:155:541 Pharmaceutical Materials Engineering (3)
- 16:400:530 Advanced Food Sensory Science (3)
- 16:137:602 Special Topics in Fragrances (3)
- 16:137:510 Drug Development from Concept to Market (3)
16:720:523 Dermaceutics (3)
- 11:680:494 Applied Microbiology (3)
- 11:115:422 Biochemical Mechanisms of Toxicology (3)
16:160:509 Organic Chemistry of High Polymers (3)
16:137:582 Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs (3)
- 22:799:692 Supply Chain Management Strategies (3) or 16:137:602 (F) Sustainability: Supply Chain Management Green Purchasing (3)
The following course is to be taken as part of the business curriculum (mandatory):
- 16:137:501 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property (3)
A description of the
courses and the electives can be found at http://mbs.rutgers.edu.
Dr. Matthew Sills
Professor Sangya Varma