M.S./Residency in Health Systems Pharmacy Management

First Semester: Fall Curriculum

Table 1: First Semester Fall Curriculum
Course Title Course Number Course Credits
Research in Health Outcomes and Policy Research HOPR 801 3
Seminar in Health Outcomes and Policy Research HOPR 919 1
Data Analysis Methods in Health Outcomes and Policy Research HOPR 829 3
Health Administration HADM 7108 3
Total Semester Hours   10

Second Semester Spring Curriculum

Table 2: Second Semester Spring Curriculum
Course Title Course Number Course Credits
Pharmacoeconomics I HOPR 879 3
Integrity in the Conduct of Scientific Research IP 801 1
Seminar in Health Outcomes and Policy Research HOPR 919 1
Health Systems Pharmacy Management I HOPR 880 3
Healthcare Finance HADM 7109 3
Thesis Research HOPR 800 1
Total Semester Hours   12

Third Semester Fall Curriculum

Table 3: Third Semester Fall Curriculum
Course Title Course Number Course Credits
Seminar in Health Outcomes and Policy Research HOPR 919 1
Thesis Research HOPR 800 2
Fundamentals of Health Care Systems & Policy HOPR 810 3
Advanced Health Economics HOPR 878 3
Health Systems Pharmacy Management II HOPR 890 3
Special Topics, Medication Safety HOPR 840 2
Total Semester Hours   14

Fourth Semester Spring Curriculum

Table 4: Fourth Semester Spring Curriculum
Course Title Course Number Course Credits
Seminar in Health Outcomes and Policy Research HOPR 919 1
Thesis Research HOPR 800 6
Seminar in Human Resource Administration POLS 8605 3
Total Semester Hours   10

Summary

  • Required Course Hours: 31
  • Required Elective Course Hours: 2
  • Seminar Hours: 4
  • Dissertation Hours: 9
  • Total Hours: 46 (minimum required)

In addition to courses listed in the Typical Course of Study, some students may be required to take prerequisite and/or remedial courses based on educational background and scores on screening examinations. Other courses as may be identified by student and/or Committee.

Students entering the program with a Masters degree may have required and/or elective courses waived by the graduate faculty based on their curriculum.

In the final two semesters, students must take a minimum of 9 hours (any combination of credit hours from seminar, thesis or electives that equal 9 or more is acceptable.)

Students must enroll in the Seminar 919 course each semester in which they are enrolled in the HOPR program.

Contact Us

Graduate Program
Health Science Administration
UTHSC College of Pharmacy
881 Madison Ave., Room 440
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-1060
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