The PharmD Program

The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers the four year Doctor of Pharmacy degree.

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to serve as contemporary, compassionate, creative, and scholarly pharmacy practitioners, educators, researchers, and leaders in the advancement of the pharmacy profession. It provides the educational foundation for an entry-level pharmacy practitioner. The curriculum consists of courses in basic biomedical sciences, clinical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, and pharmacy practice. A significant segment of the coursework is taken together with the medical and dental medicine students. The courses taken together with other health sciences students include didactic, lecture-based coursework, but, it also includes clinical, laboratory, and active learning opportunities (i.e., team-based learning). The coursework is integrated with progressive patient-centered practice experiences with a focus centered on educating entry-level practitioners capable of providing care.