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Postgraduate Education Resources and Opportunities

If you are looking to specialize or expand on your academic foundation developed in your undergraduate or even professional school years, graduate school may be the next step in achieving your career potential.

With a University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis education, you will be prepared for your next academic challenge. From a Master of Public Health to a Doctor of Medicine, our graduates have gone on to attain their master’s and doctoral degrees at esteemed colleges and universities such as Purdue University and Vanderbilt University.

To learn about how a University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis education prepares graduates for medical school, read "2019 Graduate Begins Medical School at the University of Missouri School of Medicine." 

Graduate Professional Programs

Global Health and Equity

The University will offer a Master of Science (M.S.) in Global Heath and Equity beginning fall 2021 pending approval from our regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission.

Medicinal Chemistry

The University will offer a Master of Science (M.S.) in Medicinal Chemistry beginning fall 2021 pending approval from our regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission.

Integrated Pharm.D. and MBA

Through a partnership with University of Missouri-St. Louis, students in the professional program can integrate their Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or a graduate certificate in business administration saving time and gaining the education and experience to continue into entrepreneurship or management.

Learn more about the Integrated Pharm.D./MBA program.

Dental Medicine

Through a partnership with A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health, students at the University benefit from having three reserved interview invitations per academic year for the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program.

Learn more about the Dental Medicine program.

Occupational Therapy

Through a partnership with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, students at the University have the opportunity to integrate their bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree in occupational therapy, saving a full year of study.

  • “3+2” bachelor’s degree and Master of Science (M.S.) in Occupational Therapy
  • “3+3” bachelor’s degree and Clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (ODT)

The first year of the occupational therapy program fulfills senior-level requirements for the bachelor’s degree awarded by the University.

Learn more about the Occupational Therapy program.

Physical Therapy

Through a partnership with Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, students may apply to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at the School of Medicine and benefit from preferred consideration for admission.

The School of Medicine reserves three spaces each academic year for students from the University who meet the requirements and complete the admissions interview.

Learn more about the Physical Therapy program.

For more information on graduate school and taking that next step, contact Ehren Bucholtz, Ph.D., assistant dean and director of the Master of Science in Medicinal Chemistry, at ehren.bucholtz@uhsp.edu or 314.446.8487.

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