Dual/Combined Degree Programs

Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PharmD & MPS Combined Program)

CNUCOP is poised to introduce the combined degree of PharmD and Masters of Pharmaceutical science (MPS) program. This program will allow the students to graduate with two degree as they obtain their Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree (14 credits units from the PharmD program are accepted as part of the MPS program). Students with a PharmD/MPS would be able to be more competitive in nowadays workforce.

Potential workplace include the Pharmaceutical Industries, Clinical Research Organization, the different Government Agencies (FDA, NIH…etc.) of which expertise and knowledge of medication, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy coupled with knowledge in Scientific Research design and Laboratory Research would provide the candidate with the skills and tools to bed well sought out. For more information please click on the link below

Please visit Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences website for more detailed information. http://pharmasciences.cnsu.edu/


Executive Masters of Business Administration Program: Developing Exemplary Leaders (PharmD & EMBA Combined Program)

California Northstate University College of Pharmacy offers a unique dual degree program for PharmD students who would also like to obtain an Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA) while in the pharmacy program. The EMBA is a program created for experienced professionals who aim to achieve leadership positions within a variety of settings. In partnership with Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration, our students have the opportunity to earn a degree from an AACSB accredited university with a dynamic history and flourishing alumni. The EMBA Program can be completed in 15 months with very flexible scheduling. Students begin the program during the second semester of the P2 year and complete the EMBA program prior to the fourth year of the pharmacy program. EMBA classes are typically held on Friday afternoons and Saturdays. Students may also have the opportunity to travel abroad for one week as part of the EMBA program. 

The EMBA program provides students with the opportunity to socialize with business community leaders, University faculty, and top administrators at a variety of events throughout the year. These events include career workshops/coaching, mixers, picnics, golf tournaments, special speaking events, team building expeditions and private receptions. To be eligible for this dual degree program, PharmD students must be in good academic standing (cumulative GPA of 3.0) and must submit a letter of intent, letter of recommendation, and official transcripts to the Office of Student Affairs. The process is competitive and shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. More detailed information about the dual degree program will be available to students during the fall semester. Please contact Dr. Tiffany-Jade Kreys at tkreys@cnsu.edu with any questions. 

Please visit Sacramento State’s EMBA website for more detailed information. http://csus.edu/cba/emba/

MBA for Executives (PDF)




Residency Programs Overview

The PGY-1 Residency Programs at California Northstate University College of Pharmacy (CNUCOP) in association with Sutter Medical Center Sacramento (SMCS) will welcome two pharmacy practice residents and one community pharmacy practice resident in July of 2016.  The pharmacy practice residency program has received full accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in April of 2013, while the community practice residency is anticipating accreditation during the 2016-17 academic year.  These residency positions offer a unique opportunity to train in both clinical and academic pharmacy while providing accelerated growth for residents beyond that of entry level competence.

For more detailed information: CNUCOP PGY-1 RESIDENCY PROGRAMS

California Northstate University College of Pharmacy ♦ 9700 West Taron Drive ♦ Elk Grove, CA 95757 ♦ Phone: (916) 686-7400

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