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Master of Science in Pharmacy / Patient Safety & Medication Risk Management

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Pharmacy with a concentration in Patient Safety and Medication Risk Management is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop comprehensive clinical risk and patient safety programs.  Upon completion, students will understand general risk management techniques, standards of health care risk management administration, and methods for integrating patient safety clinical risk management programs.  Courses include the foundational course, Structure, Process, and Outcomes of Regulation, and other core courses such as Health Care and Patient Safety; Risk Management, Liability, and Compliance; Ethics in Drug Production, Distribution, and Use; and Pharmacy Health Care Systems.


  • Requires one campus visit for the final exam
  • Bachelor’s degree in science
  • 3.0 upper-division GPA or higher
  • GRE test scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.