Pharmacy residencies are 12-month postgraduate training programs that center on the development of knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to promote rational drug therapy and direct patient care services. Specialized residency programs include an emphasis on optimizing patient outcomes in a focused area of healthcare and a commitment to prepare a new generation for leadership within the specialty area of the pharmacy profession.
DISCUSSIONS WITH EXPERTS: Our master's degree in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RAQA) is completely online. We offer live interaction between instructors and students. Students may also complete certificates and the MS in RAQA on-campus at Temple University Fort Washington. Courses can be videoconferenced directly to pharmaceutical companies.
FIRST RAQA DEGREE: Temple University School of Pharmacy (TUSP) pioneered graduate education in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for the pharmaceutical and related industries nearly 50 years ago. We continue to be the gold standard in this dynamic professional discipline.
MORE CHOICES: Since 1968, TUSP has remained in the forefront of industry education. We offer more than 80 courses in Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Medical Devices, Biotechnology and Biosimilars, Generic Drugs, Clinical Trials, Pharmacovigilance and more. We offer the most comprehensive curriculum in Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Sciences:
REAL WORLD ISSUES: Our courses expose students to real-world issues in the pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology industries, from current quality practices to the latest trends in domestic and global regulation. Our Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance graduate students gain a deep appreciation of the complexity of blending pharmaceutical and regulatory science on a global scale.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy offers pharmacy practice and specialized pharmacy residencies in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), the UPMC Health Plan, Caremark, and Rite Aid. It is through these partnerships that the Residency Program has grown in national reputation.