Pharm.D./MS in Biomedical Informatics Program

Why Pharm.D./MS?

  • Interdisciplinary Expertise: Build a strong foundation in both clinical pharmacy practice and data-driven healthcare solutions, making you highly valuable in healthcare settings where data-driven decision-making is increasingly important.
  • Improve Patient Care: Directly impact patient health by optimizing medication management, treatment protocols, and healthcare delivery systems.
  • Pharmacy Innovation: Be at the forefront of innovative pharmacy practice, using data and technology to optimize drug therapy and patient management.

Potential Career Paths

  • Many pharmacy informaticians work in hospital settings, where they help implement and manage electronic health records (EHRs), clinical decision support systems (CDSS), and pharmacy automation systems. They collaborate with healthcare teams to ensure safe and efficient medication management.
  • Retail and community pharmacies employ pharmacy informaticians to optimize their prescription filling processes, manage medication inventory, and implement technology solutions for patient counseling and medication adherence.
  • Pharmaceutical companies hire pharmacy informaticians to work on drug information databases, medication safety assessments, and to provide expertise in clinical trials and research related to pharmaceuticals.

Program Details

Eligibility and Application
Pharm.D./MS Coursework Requirements
Partnering Institutions

Program Contact - UT Austin College of Pharmacy

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Patricia Gutierrez

Academic Advising Coordinator

Program Contact – McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics

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Jaime Hargrave

Executive Director, Student Affairs & Admissions