Pharmacy Leadership Graduate Certificate

Pharmacy Leadership Graduate Certificate
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Listen in while program director Dr. Jenelle Sobotka discusses the program, curriculum, work-life balance, and online school.

The Pharmacy Leadership Graduate Certificate from the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy is delivered in an online format that enables individuals to advance their education without disrupting their current personal or professional roles. The online learning format allows students to access program content on their own time and at their own pace allowing for a more flexible approach to teaching and learning.

All credits taken as part of this certificate may be subsequently applied toward the Masters in Pharmacy Leadership.

Our innovative online programs help prepare pharmacists for advancement in their careers as leaders and managers in the pharmacy field.

Both the Master’s of Pharmacy Leadership and graduate certificate are available online to part-time students. The two programs combine leadership and professional development content in a series of health care business and management courses, resulting in a customized learning experience to prepare pharmacist professionals for career advancement.

With an emphasis on student-centered learning and strong practice engagement, the program provides unparalleled opportunities for professional growth and leadership skill development.

UC Online Pharmacy Leadership Director
Dr. Jenelle Sobotka, Pharmacy Leadership Director

Why Study Pharmacy Leadership Online?

With a pharmacy leadership graduate certificate, individuals advance their leadership and management skills while building knowledge of the issues facing the health care system and changes in business operations. In this program, pharmacists prepare for career growth advancement in roles such as supervisor, manager, director, and clinical coordinator.

Students in the programs are working pharmacists or student pharmacists from a variety of practice settings; independent and chain community pharmacies, health-system inpatient, outpatient, and clinical pharmacy, federal pharmacy,  managed care, industry, long-term care, and more.

Whether you are a pharmacist or a PharmD student, a Graduate certificate in pharmacy leadership will put you on a trajectory for success.

Skills and Knowledge Gained

Students strengthen their leadership skills through courses with active learning experiences in the following areas and more:

  • Communicating as a leader
  • Developing entrepreneurial and innovative thinking
  • Influencing and motivating others – Leading with Passion
  • Finding your leadership style
  • Conflict management
  • Building and leading teams
  • Collaboration
  • Mentorship
  • Strategic planning and defining measures of success
  • Effective implementation
  • Cultural competencies
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Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarships are available to cover the tuition of one course in the program.
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Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs — they are your on-campus partner who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.

Learn from faculty with real-world experience

The real-world focused faculty at UC are relevant, inspiring, attentive, supportive, and connected!

What Employers Are Saying
“Upon completion, graduates are prepared to serve as change agents in the community and advance the profession of pharmacy pulling from a wide breadth of pharmacy leadership experience.”

Jim K.
Senior Director of Pharmacy Services, The Kroger Company

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