Course Schedule

Course #Course NameFall
A | B
Spring
A | B
Summer
A | B
Prerequisites & Notes
PHA 5270Health Care & Patient SafetyB
PHA 5271Health Care Risk ManagementB
PHA 6269 Pharmaceutical Products & Public PolicyB
PHA 6273/6935*Structure, Process & Outcomes of RegulationA
PHA 6274Federal Regulation of Drugs & PharmacyBIt is strongly recommended that students take PHA (6273/6935) Structure, Process & Outcomes of Regulation prior to taking this course.
PHA 6275Federal Regulation of Controlled SubstancesB
PHA 6276Pharmacy Benefit Design & ManagementB
PHA 6277Ethics in Drug Production, Distribution & UseA
PHA 6278State Regulation of Drugs & PharmacyA1. Offered every other year, in even-numbered years (e.g., 2020, 2022).  
2. It is recommended that students take PHA (6273/6935) Structure, Process & Outcomes of Regulation prior to taking this course.
PHA 6279Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy SeminarA/B BreakCourse includes both Web-based and in-person assignments.  In-person attendance is required for two-day (Sat-Sun) event, held on campus in Gainesville, FL.  
PHA 6280Medicare & MedicaidA
PHA 6283Commercial Applications / Pharmacoecon. PrinciplesBB
PHA 6286Pharmaceutical MicroeconomicsA
PHA 6287Pharmaceutical Health EconomicsB
PHA 6793Evidentiary Basis of Pharmaceutical UseB
PHA 6799Patient Safety Program Evaluation
ANote that this course was previously offered in Summer B terms, but is now permanently scheduled for Summer A.
PHA 6806Pharmacoeconomic Modeling A/B*Prereqs:  
1)Satisfactory completion of PHA 6283 Commercial Applications of Pharmacoeconomic Principles, and, 
2) Satisfactory completion of PHA 6935 Quantitative Methods for Evidence-Based Pharmacy OR firm understanding of basic statistics.  

*Offered twice, in both A and B
PHA 6891Introduction to PharmacoepidemiologyA
PHA 6935*Managed Prescription Drug SystemsBPrereq: Satisfactory completion of PHA 6276 Pharmacy Benefit Design & Management OR permission of the instructor.
PHA 6935*Managed Care Pharmacy OperationsAPrereq: Satisfactory completion of PHA 6276 Pharmacy Benefit Design & Management OR permission of the instructor.
PHA 6935*Intersecting Medication Safety and TechnologyB
PHA 6935*Pharm Data Analysis I: Data ManagementBPrereqs:  
1)Satisfactory completion of PHA 6283 Commercial Applications of Pharmacoeconomic Principles, and, 
2) Satisfactory completion of PHA 6935 Quantitative Methods for Evidence-Based Pharmacy OR firm understanding of basic statistics.  
PHA 6935*Pharm Data Analysis II: Risk AdjustmentAStudents must complete PHA 6935 Pharm. Data Analysis I: Data Management prior to taking this course.
PHA 6186POP Foundations I: Drug Discovery to ApprovalAThe POP Foundation series includes two courses, POP Foundations I and POP Foundations II.  Each course is independent, and students are not required to take POP Foundations I prior to taking POP Foundations II.  
PHA 6187POP Foundations II: Marketing & UseAThe POP Foundation series includes two courses, POP Foundations I and POP Foundations II.  Each course is independent, and students are not required to take POP Foundations I prior to taking POP Foundations II.  
PHA 6935*Medication
Error Prevention
BNote that this course was previously offered in Summer A terms, but is now permanently scheduled for Summer B.
PHA 6935*Quantitative Methods in Evidence-Based PharmacyA
PHA 6935*Writing for Pharmacy Outcomes & Policy (POP)ABSummer C1. M.S. Students must successfully complete this course prior to taking their comprehensive final exam.  
2. The Fall and Spring versions of this course are offered over a half-semester (7-8 weeks) and may require students to complete writing assignments on a short turnaround during the work week.  The Summer version of this course is stretched over the entire Summer C semester (Summer A + B, or 12-13 weeks).  Students in the Summer course generally have more lead-time to complete assignments, and may not need to work on assignments during the work week.    
PHA 6791Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis for Pharmaceutical InterventionsBPrior to taking this course, students must complete PHA 6793 Evidentiary Basis of Pharmaceutical Use (or its equivalent), and must have had prior graduate-level statistics coursework or undergraduate-level applied statistics. Students without prior statistics courses may be required to take PHA 6935 Quantitative Methods in Evidence-Based Pharmacy.
PHA 6797 Applied Pharmaceutical Research CommunicationsA
MMC 5435 Messaging Strategy and the Value PropositionUF Fall semester: A/BThis is a full semester course, based on the standard UF academic calendar for the Fall semester. Course start and end dates may differ from other program courses.
MMC 6456Data Storytelling and VisualizationUF Fall semester: A/BThis is a full semester course, based on the standard UF academic calendar for the Fall semester. Course start and end dates may differ from other program courses.

*PHA 6935 is used for courses that have not yet been assigned a permanent number in the Statewide Course Numbering System.  

NOTE: Course offerings are subject to enrollment minimums and may be changed at any time.