Curriculum

PharmD/MS in Clinical Research

Curriculum

First Graduate Year

Summer 1 Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

CLNR 505

Principles of Clinical Research

1.5

 

CLNR 515

New Product Development

1.5

 

CLNR 519/L

Physical & Clinical Assessment

2

Anatomy & Physiology

Total Hours

 

5

 

Fall Semester*

Fall 1 Courses

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 302

Anatomy & Physiology

4

 

PHAR 304

Biochemistry

4

 

CLNR 525

Medical Ethics

2

 

CLNR 559

Managing & Monitoring Clinical Trials

3

CLNR 505 & 515

Total Hours

 

13

 

Fall 2 Courses

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

CLNR 517

Biostatistical Inference

2

Statistics

CLNR 552

Scientific Communication

2

 

Total Hours

 

4

 

Spring Semester*

Spring 1 Courses

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 306 

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

PHAR 302

PHAR 308

Clinical Biochemistry

4

PHAR 304

CLNR 518 

Intro to Biostatistical Modeling

2

CLNR 517

CLNR 520

Advanced Data Management

2

CLNR 505 & 515

Total Hours

 

12

 

Spring 2 Courses

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

CLNR 530 

Regulatory Affairs

3

 

CLNR 566

Advanced Study Design & Analysis

3

CLNR 518

Total Hours

 

6

 

Summer 2 Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

CLNR 568

Project Management

2

CLNR 559

Total Hours

 

2

 

 

First Professional Year

Fall Semester*

Fall 1 Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 312

Medical Microbiology

4

 

PHAR 301

Pharmaceutical Calculations

2

 

PHAR 305 

Pharmacy in the US Healthcare System

2

 

PHAR 309

Drug Information

1

 

PHAR 331

Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab

1

 

PHAR 315

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice I

0.5

 

PHAR 335

Community Service

0

 

CLNR 606

Clinical Research Seminar

2

CLNR 505, 515, 518, 566

CLNR 690

Research Project I

1

All CLNR courses, 3.0 GPA

Total Hours

 

13.5

 

Fall 2 Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

CLNR 691

Research Project II

2

CLNR 690

Total Hours

 

2

 

 

Spring Semester*

Spring 1 Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 303

Patient Counseling & Professional Communications

2

 

PHAR 310

Immunology

3

 

PHAR 314

Biopharmaceutics

3

 

PHAR 307

Pharmacy Marketing and Management

3

 

PHAR 332

Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab

1

 

PHAR 316

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice II

0.5

 

PHAR 335

Community Service

0

 

CLNR 694

Research Project III

2

CLNR 691

Total Hours

 

14.5

 

Spring 2 Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

CLNR 695

Research Project IV

2

 

Total Hours

 

2

 

Summer Semester (One Month)

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 505

Early Practice Experience I

1

 

Total Hours

 

1

 

 

Second Professional Year

Fall Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 412

Principles of Pharmacology & Medical Chemistry

3

 

PHAR 417

Pharmacology & Medical Chemistry II

4

 

PHAR 408

Biology of Disease

5

 

PHAR 409

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice III

0.5

 

PHAR 435

Community Service II

0

 

PHAR 404

Pharmaceutics I

3

 

PHAR 410

Pharmacokinetics

2

 

Total Hours

 

17.5

 

Spring Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 421

Endo/CNS Pharmacology/Medical Chemistry

4

 

PHAR 423

Anti-Inf Pharmacy/Medical Chemistry

3

 

PHAR 406 

Pharmaceutics II with Lab

4

 

PHAR 403

Financial Management and Pharmacoeconomics

2

 

PHAR 405

Nonprescription Drug Therapy

3

 

PHAR 419

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice IV

0.5

 

PHAR 435

Community Service II

0

 

Total Hours

 

16.5

 

Summer Semester (One Month)

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 507

Early Practice Experience II

1

 

Total Hours

 

1

 

Third Professional Year

Fall Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 501

Therapeutics I

3

 

PHAR 503

Therapeutics II

3

 

PHAR 511

Jurisprudence

3

 

PHAR 508

Top 300 Exam

1

 

PHAR 515P

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice V

0.5

 

PHAR 564

Community Service III

0

 

PHAR XXX

Electives

3

 

Total Hours

 

13.5

 

Spring Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 545

Therapeutics III

3

 

PHAR 547

Therapeutics IV

3

 

PHAR 509

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

4

 

PHAR 544

Intro to Clinical Research Design and Lit. Evaluation

2

 

PHAR 516P

Introduction to Pharmacy Practice VI

0.5

 

PHAR 564

Community Service III

0

 

Total Hours

 

12.5

 

Fourth Professional Year

Summer, Fall, & Spring Semester

Course Number

Course TItle

Hours

Prerequisites

PHAR 6XX

Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences
(9-one month rotations)

36

 

PHAR 690

Community Service IV

0

 

PHAR 699

Professional Presentation Seminar

1

 

Total Hours

 

37

 

 

*Pharmacy courses are seated and taught for 16 weeks