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Department of Allied and Population Health

The Department of Allied and Population Health is a diverse department. At the undergraduate level, the department offers a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science degree program. The Medical Laboratory Science degree contains two years of pre-MLS and 2 years of MLS coursework as either a fully face-to-face on campus program or an online program for practicing associate degree professionals (upward mobility program). The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program is a graduate program within the Department of Allied and Population Health. The department also teaches social and administrative pharmacy content for the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programs. In addition to teaching, the department advances population health through research and innovations in community health and wellness services.

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B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science

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Medical Laboratory Science Upward Mobility Program

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Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

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Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

Assistant Professor – Social and Administrative Pharmacy

South Dakota State University is seeking qualified applicants for a 12-month full-time, benefits eligible faculty position in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.  Primary responsibilities are teaching and research in the area of Social and Administrative Pharmacy, as well as service to the College, University, and the profession of Pharmacy.  The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.  For full listing of qualifications, visit, or call Sharrel Pinto, (605) 688-4329.  Full consideration deadline: July 23, 2019. To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  SDSU is an AA/EO employer.