Graduate and Professional Programs

Graduate, Professional and Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Manchester offers a four-year doctoral program that leads to the awarding of the Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.). The College of Pharmacy enrolled its first class in 2012 at the Fort Wayne campus. Applicants for admission should successfully meet pre-pharmacy curriculum and GPA requirements.

* Manchester University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program has been granted Candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. For information regarding accreditation status, click here.

Master of Athletic Training (MAT)

The Master of Athletic Training degree prepares students to become Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC®). The MAT program is “entry-level,” designed for students with a bachelor’s degree, but with minimal knowledge and experience in athletic training and who did not major in athletic training as 
undergraduates. Graduates of CAATE*-approved programs are not eligible for admission. 

Upon successful completion of all clinical and didactic components of the MAT program, students are eligible to take the Board of Certification (BOC) examination in athletic training.** Passing the BOC examination leads to awarding of the credential ATC®.

*Commission on Accreditation on Athletic Training Education

** The Manchester University Master of Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Only graduates of CAATE-accredited programs are eligible to take the BOC examination. 

Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics

Manchester University’s one-year Master of Science degree in Pharmacogenomics (MS in PGx)  gives students the unique opportunity to enter one of the newest and most exciting fields of science: personalized medicine, also known as precision medicine. The study of the relationship between an individual’s genes and his or her response to a drug allows physicians and other clinicians to prescribe drugs to maximize therapy early on and avoid or decrease the chance of adverse effects. Pharmacogenomics is a revolutionary application of science, and Manchester University offers one of the only degree programs in the world focusing on this “here and now,” cutting-edge field!