Objectives and Benefits
The Pharmacoepidemiology online certificate program is designed to provide participants with education and skills for successful careers in pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacovigilance. The Pharmacoepidemilogy certificate program integrates relevant material from biostatistics, epidemiology, pharmacy, and policy and regulatory sciences with the knowledge necessary to make decisions on and manage research programs
Intended for working professionals in the US and abroad, the Pharmacoepidemiology certificate program was designed to meet two primary goals:
- To provide a comprehensive introduction to the primary methodologies used in pharmacoepidemiology research; and
- To be accessible to a broad range of working professionals, both in the time required for completion and in the mode of delivery of the content.
By offering this program online, UIC’s College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health aim to provide an accessible alternative to a full degree program in pharmacoepidemiology. Participants benefit from the scheduling flexibility that the online format provides.
Who Should Apply?
The Pharmacoepidemiology Certificate program is designed for working professionals who are looking to advance their career in either pharmacoepidemiology or pharmacovigilance. The online structure of the program provides the flexibility that working professionals require, while maintaining the highest level of rigor in the material taught. The online program also makes the program accessible regardless of where you live in the US or elsewhere in the world.
The program is ideal for people working in:
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Government agencies
- Health care organizations
- Public health departments
- And many others
Graduates will be prepared to manage multi-disciplinary pharmacoepidemiologic research, and healthcare and pharmaceutical policy evaluation studies.
Your future in Pharmacoepidemiology begins today!