The University of Florida (UF) College of Pharmacy and International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) recently announced a new educational partnership to offer ISMPP members and employees certificate, M.S., and M.S. + M.B.A. degree options with the university’s online graduate program in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy. The partnership provides tuition discounts of 50 percent off the first and last class of the online graduate program, as well as the potential to secure additional discounts for employers who send multiple students through the program.
According to a press release, the coursework can be completed in as few as five semesters, enabling students to keep their full-time jobs. Specialty tracks are available in four areas of the pharmaceutical industry:
- Applied pharmacoeconomics;
- Managed care pharmacy systems;
- Patient safety in medication use; and
- Pharmaceutical regulation.
“This new alliance between ISMPP and the UF College of Pharmacy will broaden our Society’s ability to address the educational needs of medical publication and communication professionals in the areas of health economics and outcomes research, managed care, regulatory science and patient safety, providing access to online graduate-level education in high-demand sectors of the health care and pharmaceutical industry,” ISMPP President and CEO Robert Matheis said in a statement.
To read the full press release, click here.