Tara Burke, MBA, MEd

Coordinator, Admissions & Financial Aid

Tara Burke, MBA, MEd, works in the Office of Student Services (OSS) as the Coordinator for Admissions and Financial Aid of the PharmD program. She is responsible for guiding our PharmD applicants through the PharmCAS system and the admissions process as a whole. Tara also works with the Scholarship and Awards committee as the liaison with Scholarship Universe and with the Office of Scholarship and the Financial Aid office to assist student's with financial needs. Tara brings to OSS ten years of experience in student affairs, complemented by an MEd in Student Affairs Counseling. Before Tara decided to save the world, one student at a time, she analyzed market data and developed brand strategies for organizations spanning consumer packaged goods, software as a service, and traditional and new media industries. Tara is an avid day hiker, Arizona Diamondbacks fan, and lifelong learner. 

Education & Post Graduate Training: 

MEd, Northern Arizona University, 2015
Global MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management, 1996
BA, Loyola Marymount University, 1991