Enhance Your Career

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The College of Pharmacy's Online POP program offers flexible learning for working professionals who want to enhance their education in health outcomes without disrupting their busy schedules.

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Explore 4 Specialized tracks

Applied Pharmacoeconomics

Pharmacoeconomics utilizes a combination of scientific and economic methods to evaluate and compare the value of one drug or therapy to another. This combination of health economics provides grounded data to assist in optimal allocation of healthcare resources.

Managed Care Pharmacy Systems

Managed care implies a defined structure and process of designing and delivering covered healthcare benefits that include risk-sharing, price and utilization controls, and quality assurance. Managed care pharmacy believes in improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare.

Patient Safety in Medication Use

The Institutes of Medicine defines patient safety as the prevention of harm to patients. In the context of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy patient safety is the prevention of harm to patients in the context of medication safety, including drug policy and regulation.

Pharmaceutical Regulation

The ultimate goal of healthcare regulation is to ensure healthcare quality, especially in pharmaceuticals. Accomplishing this task requires balancing competing needs, such as cost and access for patients.


spring 2020

On-Demand Webinar

Special two-hour edition: Hear from program faculty, staff and alumni on how Online POP can enhance your career. Prepare for the upcoming application deadlines with this resource.

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Online POP Testimonials

Student and Alumni Testimonials

Hear From Our Students

Hear why students and alumni decided to enhance their career with a degree from POP. Learn about the career goals, work-life-balance, and program highlights.

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Partnership Milestones

New Educational Partnership

International Society for Medical Publication Professionals

Refine your skills or prepare yourself to enter the growing field of value-based communication. Current and new ISMPP members are now eligible for a tuition discount in the M.S. program.


Celebrating 20 Years

Xcenda Fellowship Program

The Xcenda fellowship program provides Pharm.D. graduates with a prestigious two-year research and educational experience in an outcomes research and market access consulting environment. The program celebrated its 20 year anniversary this past July 2019. Since 2008, Xcenda has partnered with the UF College of Pharmacy to offer fellows the online M.S. in pharmacy degree with an emphasis in applied pharmacoeconomics or managed care pharmacy. Since then, 21 fellows have graduated from the online program. There are currently eight fellows who will graduate from the program over the next two years.

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What’s New with POP

FAQ Concerning COVID-19

FAQ Concerning the Impact of COVID-19 on This Program


Meta-analysis led by UF researchers compares…

The study was published in JAMA Open Network and its findings may be valuable for clinical decision-making regarding treatment regimen selection for…

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Dr. Juan Hincapie-Castillo receives AACP New…

Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UF College of Pharmacy’s department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy…

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Keep up with us!

Quarterly Newsletter


Stay connected with the graduate program through the alumni quarterly newsletter with faculty interviews and current program updates.




Listen to alumni POPcasts with Dr. Robert Navarro and check out current students’ video testimonials on why they chose Online POP.

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2019 Annual Report

No. 1 Pharmacy School in Fl

146 Matriculated Students

enhanced professional career

56 Certificates Awarded

Nationally & Internationally Recognized FAculty

31 Faculty Taught Courses

Today’s Leaders in Healthcare

45 M.S. Graduates

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Annual Report

Our graduate program has remained one of the strongest and largest in the country. See where we're headed and what you can accomplish with us in the years to come.

2019 Annual Report