Courses for Area of Concentration in Research

Didactic Courses (6 units):

PHRD 657L: Basic Research Design (3 units, max 6)
Research experience to integrate research into Doctor of Pharmacy program. Research focuses on industrial, academic, or governmental issues.

PHRD 790: Directed Research (1-12 units, max 12)

Experiential Courses (6 units):

PHRD 750: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Elective (APPE) (6 units, max 18)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a health care setting.

PHRD 751: Non-traditional Advanced Pharmacy Elective (APPE) (6 units)
Pharmacy practice experience (internship) course in a non-traditional or emerging setting.


For any questions about the Area of Concentration in Research, please e-mail faculty liaisons James Adams ( and Tien Ng (