Emphasis in Pharmacy Compounding

Img 0185The Emphasis in Pharmacy Compounding provides advanced training in compounding techniques and procedures beyond basic knowledge and prepares students to enter a career in a compounding pharmacy upon graduation from the PharmD program.

The program includes five courses related to compounding that can be completed concurrently while enrolled in the PharmD program.

A Competitive Advantage

After completing the program, students will be:

  • Job ready for employment by a compounding pharmacy
  • Prepared to develop and implement unique solutions to meet the needs of patients
  • Familiar with drug delivery systems and dispensing devices
  • Able to assist patients in maximizing their treatment plan
  • Able to understand, adhere to, and implement laws and rules related to compounding

Required Courses

The following 5 courses (14 hours) grouped together comprise the program.

  1. PHAR 7217 Skills Lab 1
  2. PHAR 7227 Skills Lab 2
  3. PHAR 7312 Advanced Compounding elective PHAR 7312 syllabus
  4. PHAR 7141 Special Topics in Research* – Pharmacy Compounding elective (offered each Summer and Fall) PHAR 7141 syllabus
  5. PHAR 7686 APPE Elective Rotation in pharmacy compounding (Priority placement)

*During the Special Topics course, PHAR 7141, students self-track 45 hours of time on task (1 semester credit hour) toward a special project related to pharmacy compounding. The Special Topics course is limited to 10 students per graduating class. Students would be allowed to work in groups of three. 

How to Apply

Submit the following to Jennifer.Fix@unthsc.edu:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Pharmacist (optional)
  • Must be a student in good standing and not on probation.

Questions? Contact

Jennifer Fix, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, BCGP
Director for Community and Ambulatory Care Practice & Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy, UNT System College of Pharmacy