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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pharmacoepidemiology Graduate Certificate

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Certificate Code: XPED
Approved 201808

The USF College of Public Health certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology is designed to enable students to acquire the necessary skills to provide evidence based solutions.  Students will be required to take requisite courses with an applied/hands on approach that will culminate with an introductory course in Pharmacoepidemiology. 

Pharmacoepidemiology is a burgeoning field of life sciences that studies the use and effect of drugs in the population.  In collaboration with local organizations, students will gain experience in pharmacovigilance, adverse event reporting systems, regulatory requirements, biases most common in Pharmacoepidemiology, analysis, and industry standards.


USF Tampa - College of Public Health

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.  BS Pharm or other relevant Bachelor’s degree

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.  In addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest are required.

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Should a graduate certificate student subsequently apply and be accepted to a degree-granting program, the University’s Transfer of Credit Policy applies. It is up to the Program to determine the number of credits that may be transferred in from the Graduate Certificate into the Graduate Program, up to the limits specified in the Transfer of Credit policy. Any application of such credit must be approved by the degree-granting college and must be appropriate to the program. See the Transfer of Credit Policy for more information.

Time Limit / Average time to Completion

Five Years

Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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