Educational Outcomes

Educational outcomes describe career and professional accomplishments that the program prepares graduates to achieve.  For the Pharm.D. program, these outcomes center around preparing practitioners with the ability to:

  1. Provide patient care in cooperation with patients, prescribers, and other members of an interprofessional health care team based upon sound therapeutic principles and evidence-based data, taking into account relevant legal, ethical, social, cultural, economic, and professional issues, emerging technologies, and evolving biomedical, pharmaceutical, social/behavioral/administrative, and clinical sciences that may impact therapeutic outcomes.
  2. Manage and use resources of the health care system, in cooperation with patients, prescribers, other health care providers, and administrative and supportive personnel, to promote health; to provide, assess, and coordinate safe, accurate, and time-sensitive medication distribution; and to improve therapeutic outcomes of medication use.
  3. Promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention in cooperation with patients, communities, at-risk populations, and other members of an interprofessional team of health care providers.


In addition, the College must ensure that graduates are competent to:*


ACPE Standards 2007, Standard 12: Professional Competencies and Outcome Expectations
*Adapted from the Center for the Advancement of Pharmaceutical Education (CAPE) Educational Outcomes 2004


Although the UT College of Pharmacy has formally adopted the CAPE Educational Outcomes (2004) for the Pharm.D. program, we also assess student achievement of the:

Last Reviewed: June 7, 2011

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The University of Texas
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Austin, TX, USA

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