Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Preparing leaders in health-system administration

Building on clinical competence to develop administrative, financial and leadership skills related to health-system administration, which will enable them to manage complex health-system pharmacy departments at the institutional and department levels.

This 37 semester credit hour health-system pharmacy administration degree program can be achieved two ways:

Master of Science Degree Program

The M.S. degree only track provides flexibility for experienced pharmacists and can be completed in two to four years.

Combined Master of Science Degree/residency Program

The combined M.S. degree/residency program requires a concurrent two-year specialized residency in pharmacy administration at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus or Akron General Medical Center; both must be completed in two years.


Course topic examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Research Methods in Pharmacy Practice
  • Financial Accounting
  • The Health Care System
  • Personnel Management
  • Innovation Project I and II
  • Leadership


Learn more about coursework


Kelly Shrock
Program Coordinator
Phone: 330.325.6784

Health-System Pharmacy Administration

College of Graduate Studies