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Online Master of Science in Pharmacy

  • Online Degree Program

    The University of Florida offers an online Master of Science in Pharmacy with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy. Focusing on the non-dispensing areas of pharmaceutical regulation, policy, ethics, and patient safety, this fully online program can be completed in as little as 2 years.

    Although more than half of program students are pharmacists, students do not need pharmacy experience or education to enter the program.

    Personalize your education with one of our three specializations: Applied Pharmacoeconomics, Patient Safety in Medication Use, or Pharmaceutical Regulation. Courses are broken into manageable half-semesters, and live sessions are held weekly, at convenient times in the evenings and on weekends. This online master’s program is tailored for working professionals, and students take one course at-a-time, making it more manageable to balance work, family and education.

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    An online Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy is also offered. Choose one of our three specializations and complete a graduate certificate in 5 courses, all online. Graduate certificates can enhance your career with minimal disruption to your schedule.

    Move your career and education level forward with the University of Florida’s online graduate programs in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy.

    Master’s Degree

    The University of Florida’s online Master of Science in Pharmacy with a concentration in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy is an interactive program designed for working professionals.

    Complete your master’s degree in as little as 2 years using a collaborative online format. Courses are a half-semester long each, making them manageable for students. Expert faculty use current industry issues and challenges to illustrate important concepts in regulatory affairs, patient safety, health economics, and more. There is no pharmaceutical experience required for this degree.

    Three specializations are available to help you focus your studies on non-dispensing areas of pharmacy:

    • Applied Pharmacoeconomics
    • Patient Safety in Medication Use
    • Pharmaceutical Regulation

    This online master’s program is tailored for working professionals, and students take one course at-a-time, making it more manageable to balance work, family and education.

    Graduate Certificate

    The University of Florida’s online pharmaceutical outcomes and policy program offers graduate certificates, available in the same specialty tracks as the master’s degree program. There is no pharmaceutical experience required.

    Graduate certificates consist of 5 online courses that can be completed on your own time, from the comfort of your home. Set yourself apart and propel your career forward with a graduate certificate from the University of Florida.

    There are three specialized graduate certificates available that concentrate on important topics in non-dispensing pharmacy:

    • Applied Pharmacoeconomics
    • Patient Safety in Medication Use
    • Pharmaceutical Regulation

    How much does it cost?

    The University of Florida is proud to offer one of the most competitive tuitions in the country among online programs in pharmacy.

    Here is some general information regarding the cost of UF’s online pharmaceutical outcomes and policy graduate program (no matter where you live):
    • The rate is the same for in state and out of state residents.
      • Total cost of the master’s degree: $22,500 ($750 x 30 cr.)
      • Total cost of the graduate certificate: $9,750 to $10,500 ($750 x 13-15 cr.)
    • Tuition rate is $750 per credit hour, plus University-assessed fees. The application fee is $30.
    • The tuition rate is the same for all courses, regardless of enrollment status (i.e., whether the credit is applied toward the master’s degree program, a certificate program, or in a non-degree seeking capacity).
    • Fees set annually by the Florida legislature range from $10 to $50 per credit hour, which varies by enrollment status. Additional fees may be applied for late payments.
    • Click here for information on tuition, fees, and financial aid for the UF MS/Stetson MBA joint program.
    • Tuition and fees are payable on a rolling, term-based schedule. Students may pay tuition via credit card, electronic check, or paper check. A processing fee is assessed for credit card payments.
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