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 6134 Foundations of Precision Medicine: Genomic Technologies 1xxx5 Weeks
GMS 6224Foundations of Precision Medicine: Medical Molecular Genetics1xxx5 Weeks
PHC 6598Foundations of Precision Medicine: Genetic Epidemiology1xxx5 Weeks
PHA 6935Precision Medicine Seminar2xx16 Weeks
PHA 6613Clinical Applications of Precision Medicine: Precision Health 3x16 Weeks
PHA 6935Clinical Applications of Precision Medicine: Oncology3xx16 Weeks
PHA 6135Clinical Applications of Precision Medicine: Pharmacogenomics - Students may take this course OR PHA 6935 Case Studies in Clinical Pharmacogenomics and/or PHA 6935 Clinical Pharmacogenomics Implementation. 2x8 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 Precision Medicine - Must be taken during the student’s final semester. Students should plan to take one elective in addition to this required course to meet the University of Florida graduation requirements. 1x16 Weeks
Electives

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 6936Literature Survey in Precision Medicine - Limited enrollment; email onlinepm@cop.ufl.edu with questions. 3xxx16 Weeks
PHA 6935Case Studies in Clinical Pharmacogenomics 2xx16 Weeks
PHA 6935Clinical Pharmacogenomics Implementation 2xx16 Weeks
PHA 6746 Patient Education and Communication in the Era of Precision Medicine1xx5 Weeks
PHA 6936 Pharmaceutical Research and Development: Foundations and Impact on Precision Medicine 3xxx16 Weeks
PHA 6935Principles of Pharmacogenomics 3xxx16 Weeks
PHA 6935Ethics in Genetics3x16 Weeks
PHA 6935Ethics in Drug Production, Distribution, and Use**3x16 Weeks
PHA 6935Applied Statistics for Data Analysis** 3xxx16 Weeks

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