The Purdue University College of Pharmacy offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs with majors in (1) Health Services, Outcomes, and Policy and (2) Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences. Graduates from both tracks are highly qualified for careers in academics, industry, government, or other regulatory agencies.
Candidates in the Health Services, Outcomes, and Policy track are trained to assess problems that can be solved by an understanding of the principles, concepts, and applications of the economic, management, marketing, policy, social, and behavioral sciences. The following specialty focus areas are available: - Health Services - Medication Adherence - Pharmacoeconomics - Pharmacoepidemiology - Educational Assessment
Candidates in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciencestrack will understand the process of conducting high quality clinical and translational research. The following specialty focus areas are available: - Pharmacogenomics - Precision Medicine - Pharmacokinetic Modeling - Clinical Trials
A Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy/related field or a Doctor of Pharmacy is the minimum degree requirement for admission to the program.