Post-Pharm.D. Education and Training

Post-Pharm.D. Education & Training

Masters of Science
  • Degree focuses on Advanced Pharmacy Practice and Science.
  • Designed as a educational and training program in clinical science and advanced practice for those with a Pharm.D. degree. This program provides the applicant, who possesses limited professional and practice experience, with the opportunity to combine elements of a pharmacy practice residency with advanced practice training.
  • The program's focus on translational research (bringing science to practice and applying practice insights to scientific inquiry) and the structure of graduate education distinguish this program from residency programs.
  • Typically 2 calendar years in duration. The time is divided between graduate education and research, and the 2000 hours of experience, but actual time is dependent on time to complete the thesis and attain clinical competence
  • Graduate education, research, and scholarly work leading to the MS are developed for each student as part of their Plan of Work
  • Academic coursework, seminars, and a mentor relationship with a supervising professor and committee are designed to assist the student to attain the highest level of professional and academic competence in advanced pharmacy practice and science.
  • The student participates in significant teaching opportunities in the classroom, clinical case-based laboratories, and experiential rotations for Pharm.D. students. Graduate student curriculum contains coursework in teaching methodologies.
  • The student participates in significant teaching opportunities in the classroom, clinical case-based laboratories, and experiential rotations for Pharm.D. students. Graduate student curriculum contains coursework in teaching methodologies.
  • The degree is awarded after submission of a written thesis, and successful defense of the student's research in front of the graduate faculty of The University of Texas and affiliated institutions.
  • The student is judged by the graduate faculty on the ability to design and conduct research of the student's own creation, on the qualities of industry and invention, and on the personal character and attitude expected of a person holding an advanced degree from The University of Texas.
  • The graduate is prepared to assume a leadership role within the profession.

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Last Reviewed: February 27, 2014

College Information

Mailing Address:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
2409 University Ave.
Stop A1900
Austin, TX, USA
78712-1113

Email Address: pharmacy
@austin.utexas.edu

Phone:
1-512-471-1737


For specific programs, contact:

Pharm.D.
512-471-1737

Graduate
512-471-6590

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