Learn the industry inside and out

Prepare yourself for a fruitful career in the world of pharmacy research, industry, or academia.

(505) 272-3241


Pharmacoeconomics, Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical Policy and Outcomes Research

PEPPOR emphasizes the social, psychological, political, legal, historical, quality, clinical, and economic factors that affect the production, evaluation, use, non-use, and misuse of therapeutic modalities.

Offering both a Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), students study and research in a wide variety of areas.  

PEPPOR graduates continue on to further research, industry, or academia.

The PEPPOR program admits new students for the Fall term only; Spring or Summer applications will not be considered.

  • Application Deadline – January 1

Application Requirements

Completed online application including:

  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of intent – including research areas
  • CV or Resume
  • Overall 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • BS, BA, or equivalent 4-year degree from an accredited US institution or a recognized foreign institution
  • GRE score (recommended combined score of 300)
  • English Proficiency (International Students Only) One of the below:
    • Official TOEFL scores: Minimum 92 iBT
    • Official IELTS scores: Minimum score of 7 IELTS Academic

Admission requirements include a completed interview.  Interviews are offered after the initial January 1 deadline.  Interviews for applicants outside of the local area will be conducted using a distance meeting software.

PEPPOR Program Contact

Office of Student Affairs

Nursing/Pharmacy Building, Suite 188

(505) 272-3241


College of Pharmacy
ATTN: Student Services
MSC09 5360
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001