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Program Goals & Curricula

Program Goals & Curricula


The goal of the professional Pharm.D. program is to develop practitioners and researchers who, through their leadership and entrepreneurism, will transform the profession of pharmacy and improve global health. 

The Ph.D. program provides a course of study and research that is grounded in an appreciation an understanding of drugs and drug therapy problems, and practices, then honed to an edge through the study and use of research arts, principles and methods that are the tools for addressing those problems and practices.

The M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs (MSPA) prepares students for positions in academia, managerial or sales positions in the pharmaceutical industry, positions in managed care and health care systems, as well as government and non-governmental agencies.

The M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS) is a 2-year graduate program in one of three unique areas of emphasis: 1) Molecular Medicine and Pharmacogenomics centering on drug discovery principles, 2) Drug Development focusing on drug delivery to the desired target, or 3) Social and Administrative Pharmacy concerned with the interface between pharmacy and society (concerned with pharmacy outcomes).