Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) & Master of Public Health

As healthcare reform continues to be at the forefront of the healthcare industry, prevention-focused public health is projected to grow in demand and importance. Pharmacists can play a critical role in leading and changing this discussion.

Pharmacy

Lead change in healthcare

At Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW), we are passionate about developing world-class pharmacists and professionals to be servant leaders, dedicated to improving the health of our communities. To help achieve this, our School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Concordia University Nebraska (CUNE) is pleased to offer a dual PharmD and Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.

Program Overview

Through the CUNE online Master of Public Health (MPH) program, our students will be prepared to resolve complex health issues and enhance the well-being of communities. The online MPH dual degree program allows you to focus on a medication safety & pharmacovigilance concentration to complement your passion for service and the desire to improve public health.

Medication Safety and Pharmacovigilance Concentration

The use, misuse, and exposure to medications greatly affects the health of the public. As medication experts, pharmacists play a major role in medication safety and pharmacovigilance. Our Master of Public Health (MPH) concentration in medication safety & pharmacovigilance complements the PharmD curriculum in preparing graduates to be responsible clinicians and leaders in medication safety.

What to Expect
Graduates will be able to serve the public in many unique ways:
  • Serve as a medication safety officer/champion for a health care system

  • Manage safety regulations on a local (e.g. departments of public health), national (e.g. Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), or international (e.g. World Health Organization) level

  • Work in industry with post-marketing surveillance/safety monitoring 

  • Work in epidemiology/with big data (e.g. insurance companies/managed care) 

  • Many other capacities

Licensure / Certifications
Medication safety and Pharmacovigilance

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