Pharm.D./MPH Program

Why Pharm.D./MPH?

  • Combine expertise in the pharmacists’ patient care process with public health principles
  • Grow leadership skills in practice settings that focus on improving health outcomes in a population

Potential Career Paths

  • State and local health departments
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Managed care or accountable care organizations
  • Health administration
  • Academia
  • Other positions that involve policy development, health promotion/health education, or health services research

Program Details

Eligibility and Application
Pharm.D./MPH Coursework Requirements
  • 18 credit hours in core public health coursework (6 courses)
  • 9 credit hours in advanced public health coursework
  • 12 credit hours in public health electives (met using Pharm.D. coursework)
  • MPH practicum
  • Integrative learning experience (Capstone)
Partnering Institutions

UT Austin College of Pharmacy in collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Program Contact - UT Austin College of Pharmacy

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Patricia Gutierrez

Academic Advising Coordinator

Program Contact - UTHealth School of Public Health

Tosa Nixon

Tosa Nixon

Academic and Admissions Advisor II