The MS in Pharmacy Leadership offers individuals already working in a pharmacy setting an opportunity to advance their leadership and management skills while building knowledge of the issues facing the health care system and changes in business operations. Individuals who choose to complete a leadership program gain experience that may improve their job prospects.
Successful completion of the program prepares graduates for leadership positions in numerous health care settings, including independent and chain community pharmacies, health-system inpatient, outpatient, long-term care, and clinical pharmacies, managed care, and more.
Clinical setting leadership titles include:
Responsibilities for leadership roles may include:
“Rather than being a thesis-based master's program, this is a capstone based master's program. This approach allows me to apply a lot of the concepts that I've learned directly in the classroom to my work in my capstone project. My capstone project involves decreasing missing medication doses. The capstone allows me to apply the concepts I have learned in the classroom directly to my work project. ”
The MS in Pharmacy Leadership program is typically completed in 5 semesters or 1 and 2/3 years if taken part-time.
For the MS in Pharmacy Leadership program, a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 or foreign equivalent is recommended.
Please visit the Admissions Requirements page for more information.
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