Master’s Degree Courses

The master’s degree in pharmaceutical science with a concentration in precision medicine is offered by the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida. This program consists of 30 credits and can be completed entirely online.

See Sample Course Plan

CourseCourse TitleCreditsSpringSummerFallLength
Required Courses (15 Credit hrs)

Required core courses must be completed before the student’s final semester and must be completed before the Special Topics course.
PHA 6935Foundations: Principles of Pharmacogenomics and Genomic Technologies3xx16 Weeks
GMS 6224Foundations: Medical Molecular Genetics1xx5 Weeks
PHA 6935Precision Medicine Seminar2xx16 Weeks
PHC 6598Foundations: Genetic Epidemiology1xx5 Weeks
PHA 6613Clinical Applications: Precision Health3x16 Weeks
PHA 6935Clinical Applications: Oncology3x16 Weeks
PHA 6135Clinical Applications: Pharmacogenomics2x8 Weeks
Special Topics (1 credit hr)

This required course must be taken in in the final semester, and students take a final comprehensive exam using ProctorU. Students should plan to take one elective in addition to this required course to meet the University of Florida graduation requirements.
PHA 6936Special Topics in Personalized Medicine (exam ProctorU)1xxx16 Weeks

At least 15 credit hours must be taken in addition to the above 15 credits. Elective courses can be taken in any order and in any semester. Students should plan to take one elective their final semester.
PHA 6449Pharmacogenomics and Genomics Data Analysis*3x16 Weeks
PHA 6935Case Studies in Clinical Pharmacogenomics 2xx16 Weeks
PHA 6935Clinical Pharmacogenomics Implementation 2xx16 Weeks
PHA 6936Literature Survey in Personalized Medicine 2xxx16 Weeks
PHA 6277Ethics in Drug Production, Distribution, and Use**3x16 Weeks
PHA 6935Pharmacogenomics Literature Assessment 1xxx16 Weeks
PHA 6935Applied Statistics for Data Analysis**3xxx16 Weeks

*Course offered in person at UF College of Pharmacy Gainesville campus only.

**Course offered in conjunction with UF College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and/or Medicinal Chemistry. Tuition rate and course requirements may differ.