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Leaders in the rapidly growing pharmaceutical industry are seeking employees with an advanced degree and real-world experience to fill the skills gap between entry-level and research scientists. The Path of Distinction associated with UW–Madison’s Doctor of Pharmacy degree helps to set you on the path to explore careers in the pharmaceutical industry. The program does not appear on the student’s transcript, but is recognized by the school as a program track within the PharmD curriculum. This program also gives students the opportunity to continue in the MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Applied Drug Development program if desired. The School of Pharmacy partnered with industry experts to develop our custom curriculum, creating a program that provides you with the background and in-demand skills needed to begin your career with an advantage.
PharmD students who complete the ADD PoD are awarded an Applied Drug Development Badge.