MS in PharmacoAnalytics - Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research (Online)


The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy is offering an online, competency-based, graduate program in PharmacoAnalytics and pharmaceutical outcomes research.  This program provides students with tools and skills necessary to analyze large, healthcare datasets and apply data analytic and pharmacoepidemiology concepts to enhance pharmaceutical use and outcomes. A key feature of this program is competency-based learning, which requires students to demonstrate application of didactic learning through hands-on analysis of real-world data and evidence.

Students will develop core competencies related to study design, data collection, data management, data organization, data analysis,  and data visualization/communication. Completion of this program will equip students to assume employment and leadership positions related to pharmacoanalytic and pharmaceutical outcomes within various healthcare sectors such as the pharmaceutical industry, health insurance companies, governmental agencies, and other healthcare and data organizations.

Program features:

  • Highly flexible and self-paced
  • 100% online
  • Hybrid of synchronous and asynchronous content
  • 7-week and 14-week courses


Applicants should hold at minimum a bachelor’s degree. Healthcare professionals are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Process

To apply please submit a letter of intent, CV, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation online at the Pharmacy College Application Service for Graduate Programs (PharmGrad) by the beginning of  January 3, 2025. View additional details.