The 31-credit hour, fully online M.S. in Pharmacy with a major in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in Individualized Medicine integrates pharmacogenomic principles into medication management while focusing on patient-centered individualized care. Students will learn from a multidisciplinary team featuring pharmacists, physicians, researchers, informaticians and others committed to advancing research and clinical implementation of pharmacogenomic testing. This program is designed for clinicians.
Graduates will earn a M.S. in Pharmacy with a major in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a concentration in Individualized Medicine from the University of Florida. Your transcript will read Master of Science in Pharmacy, graduation date, major Pharmaceutical Sciences, concentration Individualized Medicine. Your diploma will read Master of Science in Pharmacy.
On average, completion of the program ranges from 2 to 3 years. However, students have flexibility to complete the courses at their own pace while still working. Students who do not enroll in at least one class for more than two consecutive semesters will become inactive and need to reapply for admission to their program.
Tuition is $650 per credit hour plus fees regardless of residency status.
Aiming to bridge the gap between provider knowledge and the latest advancements in individualized medicine, the program is completely online and flexible to accommodate the needs of working professionals. With a curriculum that includes current and emerging trends within the practices of pharmacotherapy, comprehensive medication management and pharmacogenomics, you will have the knowledge to deliver individualized medicine services for your patients.
This program is designed for clinicians interested in incorporating pharmacogenomics into clinical practice:
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
- Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy (D.O)
- Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
- Doctor of Dental Science (D.D.S)
- Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D)
- Doctor of Nursing Practice
- Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
- Master of Science in Nursing
- Nurse Practitioner
- Registered Nurse
Current Job Postings
- Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pharmacogenomics – Dept. of VA Affairs
- Licensed Pharmacist(CPS) Pharmacogenomics – Dept. of VA Affairs
- Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Dept. of VA Affairs
- Concentration in Individualized Medicine: A minimum of 25 credit hours of elective coursework must be completed in addition to the 6 credit hours of required foundational courses, including the 1 credit CAPSTONE/Comprehensive Exam.
- Students graduating in the Fall/Spring must enroll in at least 3 credits during their final semester of coursework. This includes the required comprehensive final exam (1 credit hour).
- Students graduating in the Summer must enroll in at least 2 credits during their final semester of coursework. This includes the required comprehensive final exam (1 credit hour).
- The comprehensive final exam must be taken during the student’s final semester. No exceptions will be made.