Mar 01, 2024  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Pharmacy Leadership and Administration, M.S.

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(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:, 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:

Program Course Work Plan

For complete information about the curriculum and plan of study, please visit here:

Graduate Research

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.

Concurrent Residency

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



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