Graduate Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology
University of Illinois at Chicago

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Pharmacoepidemiology helps students understand how medication affects populations, the safety and effectiveness of medications, and everything from individual treatment decisions to public health policies.  Courses teach students how to gauge the benefits and harms of drugs and biological preparations released for widespread use, apply epidemiologic techniques to study patterns and determinants of drug use, and understand the key regulatory requirements in biomedical product regulation related to safety.  Students are also able to implement efforts to measure and ensure medication safety.


  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Current resume or CV
  • A 3.0 GPA for the final 60 hours of undergraduate study and for all cumulative graduate work previously taken

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission