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Graduate Certificates in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

228 Yearly Graduations
$111,700 Median Salary
70% Women
There are 20 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in pharmacy. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 37% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 10.5% of pharmacy graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Pharmacy Majors

In 2018-2019, 228 graduate certificates were awarded to pharmacy majors. This earns it the #10 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in pharmacy at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree 15,507
Bachelor’s Degree 2,748
Master’s Degree 1,235
Graduate Certificate 228
Basic Certificate 31
Associate’s Degree 18

Earnings of Pharmacy Majors With Graduate Certificates

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in pharmacy is $111,700. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $111,700 to a high of $111,700.

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Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for pharmacy majors who have their graduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in pharmacy. About 70.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 68
Women 160
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Pharmacy

The racial-ethnic distribution of pharmacy graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 24
Black or African American 28
Hispanic or Latino 19
White 103
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 30
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pharmacy Graduate Certificate Students

There are 20 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in pharmacy. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
141 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for pharmacy students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Florida. Roughly 52,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

The pharmacy program at University of Florida awarded 141 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

16 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Roughly 39,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their graduate certificate in pharmacy from UC. Around 44% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#3

San Diego State University

San Diego, California
13 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Diego State University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in pharmacy. Each year, around 35,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,742 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,176 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their graduate certificate in pharmacy from SDSU. Around 54% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 92% were women.

#4

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
11 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in pharmacy. Each year, around 48,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their graduate certificate in pharmacy from USC. About 73% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Each year, around 7,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $33,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,230 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 graduate certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at MCPHS University. About 67% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Iowa is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in pharmacy. Each year, around 31,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,073 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,079 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in pharmacy from Iowa. Of these students, 88% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Each year, around 38,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their graduate certificate in pharmacy from UGA. About 71% of this group were women, and 43% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of the Sciences comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Roughly 2,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,983 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,168 per year.

The pharmacy program at University of the Sciences awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

University of Arizona comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Roughly 44,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,938 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 graduate certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at University of Arizona.

4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Tennessee - Health Science Center comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Roughly 3,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,390 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,099 per year.

The pharmacy program at The University of Tennessee - Health Science Center awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

University of Maryland - Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - Baltimore comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Each year, around 6,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,260 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,132 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 graduate certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at UMB. About 33% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina
3 Yearly Graduations
33% Women

Medical University of South Carolina comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. Each year, around 2,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,622 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,333 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their graduate certificate in pharmacy from MUSC.

#13

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for pharmacy majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Eastern Michigan University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,658 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,912 per year.

The pharmacy program at Eastern Michigan University awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#14

Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Temple University comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at Temple.

#14

Saint Cloud State University

Saint Cloud, Minnesota
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Saint Cloud State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in pharmacy. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,394 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,460 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at St. Cloud State University.

1 Yearly Graduations

University of Maryland Global Campus comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in pharmacy. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to pharmacy majors at UMGC.

Pharmacy Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Pharmaceutical Sciences 146
Pharmacy & Cosmetic Sciences 28
Pharmacy Admin & Regulatory Affairs 24
Pharmacy 14
Clinical Drug Development 8

Below are some popular majors that are similar to pharmacy that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 3,386
Public Health 1,648
Mental & Social Health Services 988
Health/Medical Admin Services 906
Advanced Dentistry & Oral Sciences 856

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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