Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy is one of only six pharmacy schools in the United States who offer this unique set of joint degree programs. We offer you the chance to personalize your Pharm.D., aligning your education more closely with your career aspirations.
Pharm.D./Master of Business Administration
Having a sound understanding of business practices can provide compelling advantages to a person’s career. Our Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration is a joint degree program with Samford’s Brock School of Business, designed to give students solid business skills that complement one’s pharmacy degree.
Pharm.D./Master of Public Health
While each pharmacist can provide personal care to individual patients, pharmacists also have the ability to care for entire populations. Our Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health is a joint degree program with Samford’s School of Public Health, designed to provide you with public health skills that complement your pharmacy degree.
Pharm.D./Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics
Data gathering and analysis are essential components of the health care process, necessary to make evidence-based decisions and provide optimal patient care. Pharmacists significantly contribute to this process by being an expert in the usage of health information and data. Our Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics is a joint degree program with Samford’s School of Public Health.
Pharm.D./Master of Studies in Law with a Concentration in Health Law and Compliance
Expand your health care knowledge to gain marketable expertise in the fields of compliance, human resources, insurance and healthcare administration. Students can earn a Master of Studies in Law with a concentration in health law and compliance with Cumberland School of Law at the same time they are pursuing their Pharm.D.
Pharm.D. with a Graduate Business Minor
Along with the school’s joint degrees, students also have the opportunity to simultaneously earn a graduate minor in business through Samford’s Brock School of Business.