(With Concurrent Residency)
The Master of Science in Pharmacy Leadership and Administration is a cooperative program with a concurrent residency in Hospital Pharmacy Adminstration with one of seven Texas Medical Center Institutions. Requirements for acceptance include a pharmacy degree and eligibility for Texas State Licensure by the first of September for the residency portion. An on-site interview will be required.
All applicants must submit a graduate application for admission (go here for more information: http://www.uh.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/graduate-programs/#MS-Res), and complete an application to the hospital(s) of their choice through PhORCAS. Candidates are selected through the ASHP match. For more information on the match process please visit: https://www.natmatch.com/ashprmp/
Program Course Work Plan
For complete information about the curriculum and plan of study, please visit here: http://www.uh.edu/pharmacy/prospective-students/graduate-programs/pharmacy-leadership-and-administration/
Students may develop research programs in the areas of pharmaceutical management, pharmaceutical marketing, clinical pharmacy management, behavioral pharmacy, health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, health policy, or managed care.
The concurrent M.S./Residency program is designed to prepare pharmacists with the knowledge and skills to assume positions of leadership in health care. The 24-month program offers unique learning, teaching, and collaboration opportunities to complete an M.S. in Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy with a focus on Pharmacy Leadership from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy and concurrently complete PGY1/PGY2 residency training from six leading Texas Medical Center institutions:
- Michael E. Debakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Harris Health System
- Memorial Hermann Health Care System
- The Methodist Hospital
- St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
- Texas Children’s Hospital
- MD Anderson Cancer Center