Pharmacy Leadership Program

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Skills and Knowledge Gained

Advance your Skills Today for professional growth and leadership in your career Tomorrow.

Expected Outcomes

  • Advance your Leadership and Management Skills while Building your Knowledge of the Issues facing our Health Care System and Changes in Business Operations.
  • You will be prepared for Personal Career Growth in our changing Health Care System.

Our program prepares Pharmacists to:

  • Apply valuable leadership and management skills and competencies to personally advance in their workplace.
  • Engage as leaders in pharmacy’s professional organizations to drive continued advancement of our profession and pharmacists’ roles in health care delivery.

Graduates will Strengthen their Leadership Skills through Courses with Active learning experiences in the following areas and more:


  • Communicating as a leader
  • Developing entrepreneurial and innovative thinking
  • Influencing and motivating others – Leading with Passion
  • Finding your leadership style
  • Conflict Management
  • Building and leading teams
  • Collaboration
  • Mentorship
  • Strategic Planning and Defining Measures of Success
  • Effective Implementation

Pharmacists completing the Graduate Certificate in Pharmacy Leadership will be able to:


1. Identify leadership skills that are important to providing safe, effective and resource-efficient contemporary pharmacy services.

2. Describe the behaviors of a leader that motivates and increases employee engagement.

3. Demonstrate communication skills that are important in sharing and creating a vision and mission for the pharmacy organization/store/department.

4. Identify stakeholders in a pharmacy service where considerable interprofessional collaboration is required.

5. Develop pharmacy budget goals consistent with the organization's strategic plan.

Pharmacists completing the Masters of Pharmaceutical Science-Emphasis in Pharmacy Leadership Concentration will be able to:


1. Identify leadership skills that are important to providing safe, effective and resource- efficient contemporary pharmacy services.

2. Describe the behaviors of a leader that motivate and increase employee engagement.

3. Demonstrate communication skills that are important in sharing and creating a vision and mission for the pharmacy organization/store/department.

4.Identify stakeholders in a pharmacy service where considerable interprofessional collaboration is required.

5. Develop pharmacy budget goals consistent with the overall organization's strategic plan.

6. List action priorities for improving and assuring the safety of the medication use process (acquisition, preparation, dispensing, administration and monitoring.)

7. Compare coaching and counseling communication scenarios that will address the intent to improve engagement of team members/staff.

8. Develop a solution to address quality measures that aren't currently meeting quality performance standards from a pharmacy department/store case scenario.

9. Analyze a pharmacy department budget in terms of revenue generation and cost control.

10. Understand the unique aspects of Healthcare Industry financial statements and use this understanding to enhance long-term financial strategy.

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