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The Online Medication Therapy Management (MTM) graduate program teaches licensed U.S. pharmacists the fundamentals of MTM and how to apply those techniques to achieve optimal pharmacotherapy outcomes. With the practical skills learned in the program, students will be able to discover new career opportunities in community pharmacy settings, managed care, MTM vendor companies and hospitals

Distinctive in its offerings, the University of Florida online MTM program embraces a comprehensive examination of both the clinical and business aspects of MTM. The 33-credit, non-thesis program can be completed in as little as five semesters. Students also have the option to take up to six credit hours as a non-degree seeking student to boost their skills in a specific area or determine whether the program is right for them. Tuition is just $650 per credit hour plus fees for both the master’s and non-degree program

Master of Science in Pharmacy with a Concentration in Medication Therapy Management

With 20.6% of the population taking three or more medications, more pharmacies and benefit management agencies are looking for qualified professionals who can improve patient adherence to their medication regimens1. The University of Florida’s online master’s degree in pharmacy with a concentration in medication therapy management prepares students to work as an MTM provider at MTM vendor companies, hospitals, managed care, and hospitals. Students also learn the business skills needed to open their own MTM practice.

The online curriculum begins with two foundations courses that cover the core elements of MTM and MTM implementation in care settings. Students then explore MTM within different body systems, as well as patient care, medication safety, communication, billing, reimbursement, MTM business models, and regulation. Upon completion of the program, the student will receive a master of science in pharmacy with a concentration in medication therapy management.


[1] Center for Disease Control. (2016, April 27). Retrieved May 3, 2016, from http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/2015/079.pdf

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