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Pharmacy and Health Information Technology, Pharm.D. & M.H.I.T.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing
College of Pharmacy

Gain expertise in information technology and health administration to become an in-demand, highly skilled IT professional ready to lead health care systems as they continue to advance technologically.

Help organizations streamline their processes and improve the security of health data. Study a range of technologies to gain foundational competencies and the ability to adapt to new systems. Prepare for a rewarding career with numerous opportunities as health care systems become more technologically advanced and efficient.

Program Highlights

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    A Long Tradition

    Study in a nationally recognized College of Pharmacy that has been educating pharmacists for more than 150 years.

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    Innovative Program

    Along with College of Pharmacy courses, take courses in engineering and computing, nursing and public health.

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    Positive Impact

    Gain analysis and project management skills that prepare you to use IT to help transform health care systems.

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    Expanded Network

    Take advantage of two great networks and the ability to differentiate yourself in a competitive job market.

What You’ll Study

In addition to the full Pharm.D. curriculum, learn to manage large-scale health information systems and data. Learn how health care is financed, administered and monitored. Use advanced technologies and innovative tools and gain real-life perspectives on the complexities of transforming the U.S. health care system and the role of IT professionals in these careers.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Therapeutic Intervention

    Using proven strategies to help individuals or groups achieve positive outcomes

    Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making


    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

  • Database Management

    Organizing and maintaining data in a computer system, including storage, retrieval and security


    Directing and overseeing the activities and resources to achieve specific goals

    Attention to Detail

    Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Pharmacist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Director of Medical Informatics

Workplace Settings

  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Technology Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Pharmacies

Advanced Degrees

Advance your career or options with post-graduate education.

Is USC Right For You?

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