Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice Graduate Certificate Program

The   Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice Graduate Certificate Program offers learning and training opportunities to international scholars who would like to fulfill licensing eligibility requirements and apply for pharmacy residency programs in the US.

Our program is designed to be completed in two years on a full-time basis for a small cohort of students from universities, hospitals, and government agencies. Successful graduates of the program go on to complete residencies in Arizona and across the United States as well as contribute to research and new knowledge in scholarly publications.

Tailored Curriculum Designed for International Student

Faculty and staff in the certificate program have worked with international students for more than 20 years. We are here to support them through their academic, clinical and professional progression in areas such as advanced clinical training for residency, preparation for the licensure and English proficiency exams, and more.

Required Units: 36
Core (18 credits)
Electives (18+ credits)

  • PHPR803: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
  • PHPR804: Communication Skills & Human Behaviors
  • PHPR806B/C: Pharmacotherapeutics II/III
  • PHPR809: Pharmacy Practice 
  • PHPR816A: Patient Assessment and Diagnostics
  • PHPR843: Pharmacy Law
  • PHPR861A: Literature Evaluation – Statistical Methods
  • PHPR862: Writing a Proposal for a Scientific Study
  • PHPR893A: Internship for International Students
  • PHPR898A/B: Preparation for Internship I/II

For more information, please contact:

Akiko Ota, MPA
Program Manager
Skaggs Building 109A