MS in Health-System Pharmacy


Jay Mirtallo, MS, RPh, BCNSP, FASHP
Program Director, MS in Health-System Pharmacy Residency

Jessica Wood
Graduate Studies Coordinator

Faculty Support:
Nikki Herbert
Graduate Programs Coordinator

MS-HSP Mission & Vision

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy in partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Grant Medical Center, The Kroger Co., The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Riverside Methodist Hospital

We envision a health-system that achieves optimal medication outcomes with a medication system designed to foster quality medication therapy which is continually monitored for areas of improvement.

To improve pharmaceutical care by developing leaders in health-system pharmacy

Strategic Direction
We will be a recognized leader in the education and development of thought leaders in health-system pharmacy using a competency-based curriculum that is continually monitored and enhanced by a well-planned assessment process.

The graduate of the MS in Health-Systems Pharmacy program will be able to:

MS-HSP Grads

  • Conceptualize, plan, coordinate, and evaluate pharmaceutical care in organized healthcare settings.
  • Employ managerial and financial skills to maintain and improve health system pharmacies.
  • Design pharmacy services that meet the needs of the changing health care system.
  • Convey concepts and ideas clearly and succinctly via verbal or written communication.
  • Relay ideas that are well researched and objectively stated.
  • Collect and interpret data useful to improving health system pharmacy services (data driven decision making).
  • Establish a vision for health-system pharmacy based on current and historical philosophies of pharmacy practice.

Deadline is January 8, 2018

Instructions for the graduate school application are listed on our Apply page.