Career Outlook

Whether you want to work at a local practice or in a corporate health care system managing many institutions, there is a demand for a career in Medication Safety and Quality Systems.

Examples of jobs after graduation include:

  • Medication Safety Officer
  • Patient Safety Officer
  • Medication Safety and Quality Specialist
  • Drug Information Specialist
  • Pharmacy Manager, Medication Safety
  • Medication Use & Safety Coordinator
  • Medical Director, Global Patient Safety Evaluation
  • Patient Safety & Risk Management
  • Medication Therapy Management Pharmacist

Companies that hire graduates include:

  • Health systems
  • Hospital systems and medical clinics
  • Accountable care organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Health insurance companies
  • Pharmacy benefit managers
  • Specialty pharmacies
  • Retail pharmacy chains
  • Government agencies
  • Clinical trial research organizations
  • Consulting groups

Issue 8, Winter 2021

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Learn more about the program through an exclusive interview with graduate Alan Polnariev, Pharm.D., M.S

Alumni Jobs

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See where a degree in Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy has taken our alumni in their careers.


Resources on Medication Safety and Quality Systems