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Concurrent Degrees


Through a partnership between UW School of Pharmacy and UW Bothell, eligible PharmD students can earn their MBA with just one additional year of study, completing both degrees in five years. Students may choose coursework focusing on Leadership and/or Technology in their MBA. UW Bothell No 1 in WA

With UW Bothell’s top-ranked educational value and the world-renowned faculty at UW School of Pharmacy, this program offers a new approach to health care leadership training. As a UW PharmD-MBA graduate, you will be prepared to meet high level health care challenges now and in the future.

Current second-year (PY2) UW PharmD students with a bachelor’s degree may apply. Students must be in good academic standing, with a minimum 2.7 Professional and Cumulative GPA at the end of Winter Quarter of PharmD year two. More information

PharmD-PA (Physician Assistant) Program

MEDEX Northwest and the UW PharmD program have partnered to offer a PharmD-PA concurrent degree program, a unique opportunity for cross-trained individuals to work in clinics providing care to the urban and rural medically underserved, in newly developing hospitalist roles, and in academic instructional settings such as residencies. More information


The goal of the accelerated concurrent degree program is to attract outstanding students who are committed to earning the PharmD degree and a PhD degree in Pharmaceutics.

These students are equipped to enter academic careers that require competence in both teaching and research. Graduates of a concurrent degree program will possess the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary to work with colleagues across multiple disciplines essential to performing integrated and translational medical and pharmaceutical research.

PharmD and PhD in Pharmaceutics  (extended program)

This program provides graduate training in pharmaceutics concurrent with clinical training in the PharmD Program. Graduates of this dual degree program are qualified to conduct research in drug formulation, delivery and disposition, drug interactions and related areas within the pharmaceutical industry or in academic research. Drug interactions and Pharmacogenetics are a focus of the Department of Pharmaceutics. Contact Dr. Nina Isoherranen for more information about this program.