This dual Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health program is intended to provide students special expertise in public health as related to pharmacotherapy and health promotion, disease prevention, and medication safety.
Graduates of the PharmD/MPH program will be able to:
Serve either as a public health professional having strong preparation and competency to deal with pharmacotherapy issues
Serve as a pharmacist specializing in health care issues in a public health setting
Serve in management positions in a health care building
Be a drug use review specialist in a managed care program
Serve as a community pharmacist with involvement in community-based prevention programs.
Graduates with this degree will have employment opportunities in:
Public and private hospitals and clinics and health care providers
Insurance and managed care organizations
Local, county, state, or federal government
Public health governmental agencies such as CDC, HRSA, NIH, FDA