Coursework and Academics

Review coursework and academics supporting global and community outreach.

Advance Pharmacy Practice Experiences

During the P4 year, students can elect to complete an international rotation with one of our four international partners. These include: the University of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe, the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada, Taipei Medical University in Taipei City, Taiwan, and Amrita University in Kochi, India. 

Elective Coursework

We currently offer the following two elective courses for students to expand their knowledge and understanding of global healthcare concerns in pharmacy. Students are eligible to enroll in these courses during the P2 and P3 year.


Elective research in global health is available with select UB SPPS faculty.

Global Health Pharmacy Micro-Credential

The Global Health Pharmacy micro-credential provides an opportunity for students to engage in a competency-based global health curriculum to achieve the status of “Global Citizen” as recognized by the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.

PharmD/MPH Dual Degree

Our doctor of pharmacy (PharmD)/master of public health (MPH) degree is an opportunity to engage in important public health policy development and global health care research to improve patient outcomes.

Global Health Pharmacy Fellowship

Our Global Health Pharmacy Fellowship is a two‐year program designed to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of a pharmacist who provides culturally appropriate research, educational and programmatic activities.