Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) - Dual Degrees

KU School of Pharmacy offers three Pharm.D. dual degree options in partnership with KU School of Business, Frontiers: University of Kansas Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and KU Center for Informatics.


The University of Kansas MBA/Pharm.D. is a joint degree program between the KU Schools of Business and Pharmacy. The program brings together two existing degree programs and offers each in a joint capacity. All dual MBA/Pharm.D. students will engage in a health care-focused project that fulfills two APPE rotations. Working with an interprofessional team of your classmates, you provide solutions for Kansas health care organizations.

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Pharm.D./MS in Clinical Research

Frontiers TL1 Predoctoral Clinical and Translational Research Training Program - The predoctoral track is a 1-year award specifically designed to stimulate interest in clinical research careers for MD, DO, DNP, Pharm.D., DPT and DDS students within the final two years of their clinical doctoral degree, by creating a dual-degree training track designed to foster active learning and clinical and translational science career development.

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Pharm.D./MS in Health Informatics

The dual PharmD/MS in health informatics (MSHI) degree program is designed particularly for those students intending to pursue opportunities in pharmacy informatics. The dual PharmD/MSHI students will concurrently enroll in both programs during years 2-4 of the PharmD program. During the last semester, the HI practicum will satisfy 1 of 9 required advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs). A Health Informatics comprehensive oral examination occurs during the last semester of enrollment in the Dual Degree (P4 Year, Spring semester). Admission to this program is restricted to students currently in the PharmD program at KU.

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