Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy prides itself on an outstanding faculty, staff, student body, and alumni base. At the core of HSOP’s mission is the advancement of human health, which is address through education, research, and patient care. The Pharm.D. curriculum embraces an innovative, team-based approach that prepares our students to be practice-ready pharmacists. HSOP also has an excellent research and graduate program, committed to improving the healthcare outcomes of our citizens. Learn more about the Harrison School of Pharmacy at http://pharmacy.auburn.edu/.
Located in Nashville, Tennessee – known as the U.S. healthcare capital – Belmont University is on the cutting edge of pharmacy education. With an impressive 97% of Spring 2016 graduates passing the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), Belmont’s College of Pharmacy is quickly becoming a nationally-recognized educational center for practice and leadership.
The California Health Sciences University College of Pharmacy program is dedicated to improving the health care outcomes of people living in Central California by providing highly trained, collaborative and compassionate pharmacists, committed to practicing at the top of their licenses. To learn more, visit: www.chsu.edu
At Cedarville University, we’re engaging the dynamic environment of 21st-century health care with a solid Christian perspective. We develop future pharmacists who can meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients with faith-informed ethics and commitment. Our patient-centered philosophy challenges students to do more than problem-solve, but to apply knowledge and experience, infused with compassion, to treat the whole person.
Concordia University’s AACP award-winning Doctor of Pharmacy program equips difference-makers to lead lives of passionate purpose, service, and impact as proactive, caring pharmacists and people. We are committed to the development of pharmacists and professionals who are servant leaders, dedicated to improving the health of our communities through excellence in teaching, research, service, and practice. We do this through a student-centered approach that provides a world-class clinical and scientific knowledge base, with optimal focus on active applied learning throughout the curriculum. Our accomplished faculty are committed to teaching and mentoring in a welcoming Christian environment that maximizes students’ future success. With more than 99% of our graduates finding a job upon graduation, it is certain that Concordia will prepare you to have an immediate impact in the field of healthcare. Explore and learn more at www.cuw.edu/pharmacy.
Drake University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program places a distinct emphasis on developing entrepreneurial leaders committed to advancing the pharmacy profession. Through a curriculum rich with high-impact teaching practices, students become capable communicators, problem solvers and decision makers with competence in professional, team-based, patient-centered care, health promotion, practice management, advocacy, self-learning and teaching. Drake is located in Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, visit www.drake.edu/cphs.
Meet Anthony Elia, of Sewell, N.J., Duquesne University Class of 2016. Anthony is currently in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program.
“When it comes time for us to go on our rotations or internships, we are definitely ready. I wouldn’t trade the experience I’ve had here for anything.”
Visit www.duq.edu/academics/schools/pharmacy for more information.
This video highlights how Howard University School of Pharmacy’s unique course offerings, diverse student body and robust academic programs are preparing students to become future leaders of the profession of pharmacy.
Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is a member of the academically acclaimed Claremont Colleges (http://www.claremont.edu/), a consortium of seven private institutions including undergraduate colleges such as Pomona College and Harvey Mudd as well as graduate schools such as KGI and Claremont Graduate University. Some of the distinguishing characteristics of the KGI PharmD program include the ability to earn a Certificate in one of four areas, experiences in the biotechnology industry as well as in a senior chronic care environment, over 2,100 hours of experiential education (including those in traditional community and hospital settings) and instructional methods utilizing “flipped classroom” and similar active learning techniques.
To learn more visit: http://www.kgi.edu/pharmd
Mercer University College of Pharmacy is advancing health through innovations in teaching, research, patient-centered care and service. The College, with an enrollment of more than 600 students and a distinguished faculty of basic scientists and clinicians, offers doctoral degrees in pharmacy (Pharm.D.) and pharmaceutical sciences (Ph.D.).
Located in Atlanta, Mercer student pharmacists are surrounded by countless clinical, residency and career opportunities. Mercer University College of Pharmacy also offers unique opportunities: an entrepreneurship curricular track, clinical rotations in Georgia’s largest healthcare systems and internships in clinical research and pharmaceutical companies exclusive to Mercer. In addition, students network with a variety of alumni and professionals through the College’s Professional Development Network and 15 chapters of regional and national pharmacy organizations.
Located 25 miles west of Chicago, Midwestern University is a graduate-level institution in Downers Grove, Illinois, and home to 3,000 diverse health-profession students. Beginning in Fall of 2019, pharmacy students may have a choice in the length of their curriculum: Three-year year-round curriculum with graduation in late August; or our standard three-and-a-half-year curriculum that offers two summers free for enrichment experiences, as well as graduation in early March. In either case, students benefit from:
- Experiential learning at diverse clinical rotation sites
- Collaboration with faculty mentors
- Interaction with some of our 4,000 alumni who practice in all areas of pharmacy throughout the country.
To learn more, visit www.midwestern.edu/ccp.
Deciding which pharmacy school to choose to pursue your dreams is a big decision. Don’t make it until you experience Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). As one of Ohio’s 14 state universities, NEOMED is a state-of-the art Academic Health Center completely focused and dedicated to one cause: advancing community health. We offer only the Pharm.D., the M.D., and selected graduate degrees and certificate programs – all with a singular focus. Nowhere else will give you the sense of family, the support and encouragement, and the excellence of opportunity all leading toward some of the best outcomes available anywhere. Our students’ 97% first-time pass rate on the new, enhanced, NAPLEX exam this year speaks for itself.
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The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy advances the profession of pharmacy and patient-centered care across Ohio and around the globe through innovative teaching and practice, ground-breaking research, and transformative outreach and engagement.
We prepare our students with the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to take on the world’s most complex health care issues. Located right across the street from the one of America’s best hospitals and connected with six other health science colleges, our students can grow professionally by exploring passions outside of pharmacy, networking with unparalleled medical professionals, and accessing resources that could only be available at a large university, like state-of-the-art laboratories and experiential learning at top pharmacy companies.
Learn more and become part of a top-ranked pharmacy school that is transforming patient care: pharmacy.osu.edu
Supported by Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s century-old tradition of training osteopathic physicians and other health practitioners, the School of Pharmacy provides a rigorous, comprehensive curriculum delivered by accomplished educators, practitioners and pharmaceutical scientists. As part of this professionally-oriented education, students work in state-of-the-art classrooms and teaching laboratories including a sterile products lab, compounding lab and simulated pharmacy practice lab. Clinical learning and assessment laboratories utilizing simulated patients and a cadaver anatomy lab are key resources offered by the program. The PCOM School of Pharmacy is committed to improving the success of each and every student. To learn more, visit https://www.pcom.edu/academics/programs-and-degrees/doctor-of-pharmacy/.
Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy (PCSP) has everything you would expect from a quality pharmacy school: exceptional faculty, meaningful research, and state-of-the-art technology. With the newest facilities in the state, PCSP offers a summer research program as well as two certificate programs in Pharmacogenomics and, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
To learn more about Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy visit: https://pharmacy.presby.edu/
The world-class faculty at Purdue University College of Pharmacy have developed curricula that represent the cutting edge of training for the profession of pharmacy and in the pharmaceutical sciences. Through programs in drug discovery and development, molecular mechanisms of disease, innovative pharmacy practice, and assessment of the impact of practice models on patient outcome, the students and faculty at Purdue are engaged in meeting pressing needs in society. Visit www.pharmacy.purdue.edu for more information.
From day one, students at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science collaborate in healthcare teams, learning from, with, and about one another’s profession, and how, together, they each impact the future of health care. The College of Pharmacy offers students exceptional clinical education, research opportunities and exposure to emerging technologies. Located between Chicago and Milwaukee in North Chicago, IL, our program exposes students to practice in urban, suburban and rural areas at both emerging and traditional pharmacy practice settings.
Learn more at www.rosalindfranklin.edu.
THE BERNARD J. DUNN SCHOOL OF PHARMACY
The Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy was created in 1995 to respond to the growing need for pharmacists in the healthcare system. Shenandoah University responded to this need for additional pharmacists in a unique way. Combining new ideas in pharmacy education with the use of information technology, it created a new educational model that is even more relevant today.
The School of Pharmacy offers a Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D. degree) for traditional and nontraditional students. Traditional students with a bachelor’s degree can also earn a Pharm.D./MBA degree in conjunction with the Byrd School of Business.
INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM DESIGN AND DELIVERY
Our curriculum is designed to create practice ready clinical pharmacists in the evolving healthcare system. Courses in patient assessment and healthcare informatics prepare students to provide optimal patient care. Our interprofessional approach to education allows students to work collaboratively with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to be an essential member of an integrated healthcare team. In addition, each student receives an Apple MacBook Pro and iPad to use in the program, as part of Shenandoah University’s iMLearning program.
INTEGRATION OF PHARMACOGENOMICS
Pharmacogenomics uses a patient’s genetic makeup to create individualized drug treatments. We were one of the first pharmacy schools to integrate pharmacogenomics into our curriculum, beginning with an introduction in the first professional year and culminating with application-based practices in the therapeutic sequence.
ADVANCED PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCES (APPE)
APPE opportunities include top facilities in our region, such as Johns Hopkins, the National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and the Food and Drug Administration. The school also partners with Project HOPE to offer a unique practice experience to provide pharmacy services to the international community. New in-depth experiences are being developed to include expanded pharmacy services, such as transitional care and medication management.
Meet the student pharmacists from the School of Pharmacy at South College.
South College is a 3-year Pharm.D., located in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee and has state-of-the-art facilities. Please visit our Pharmacy Facebook page.
Since 1901 Temple University School of Pharmacy students have been at the center of our efforts and success. Our Pharm.D. Graduate Degrees in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and RA/QA Program provide our diverse and talented student body with the opportunities they need to help them meet their various professional and educational goals.
Every year, TUSP graduates cultivated, informed, ethical practitioners and researchers out into the world. Last year 94.48% of our graduates passed the National Licensure Exam on their first attempt, proudly placing their performance in the top 15% of U.S. pharmacy schools.
Why choose Jefferson?
What are you looking for in a Pharmacy program? At Jefferson College of Pharmacy, we combine real-world experience with small class sizes and interdisciplinary learning that provide students with an immersive pharmacy practice experience. Why choose Jefferson College of Pharmacy? Hear it from our students about their experience and why they’re happy they chose Jefferson.
Take a tour of Providence Hall and learn more about what Union University’s School of Pharmacy in Jackson, TN has to offer.
You are motivated by the pursuit of innovative discovery and believe that knowledge can shape the future for the greater good. We offer you the kind of educational support and collaboration that lets you put theory into practice. With a deep commitment to research and patient-centered care, you’ll receive the kind of training that puts you at the forefront of healthcare innovation and change in order to positively impact your community and the world at large. Explore and learn more at http://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/.
Your education at the UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will extend far beyond the classroom as you work side-by-side with your professors and peers to tackle real-world issues facing our society and see real-world results.
Learn more at www.pharmacy.buffalo.edu/4me.
UC San Diego SSPPS, led by Dean James Mckerrow, offers students an innovative curriculum leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree, taught by a stellar health sciences faculty in a program closely associated with the outstanding clinical, research and academic programs in the Health Sciences campus. The diverse SSPPS community offers a small class size with a close professional relationship with professors and a unique curriculum of shared biomedical classes with medical students and a pass/no-pass curriculum. SSPPS students engage in direct patient care activities starting in their first year, and have the opportunity to practice in a large variety of practice settings with dedicated preceptors in San Diego, Los Angeles and Orange County, the wider California region, out-of- state and internationally for their advanced pharmacy practice experiences. The SSPPS offers a number of post-graduate opportunities, including residencies, fellowships, and Master’s and PhD program. The culmination of these opportunities prepares them to become future leaders for the evolving role of advanced practice providers. For more information visit our website http://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/. Also visit our social media outlets Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UCSanDiegoSchoolofPharmacy/; Twitter: @UCSDSkaggsSOP
The UCSF PharmD curriculum is a science-focused curriculum designed to prepare graduates to be medication experts. The curriculum provides extensive direct patient care experiences that allow students to apply their clinical knowledge and skills to deliver pharmacy services that improve medication safety and patient health outcomes. At UCSF, students learn from renowned scientists and clinicians who are leaders and innovators in science and health care.
Visit http://pharmacy.ucsf.edu for more information.
Become a Pharmacist: We train the next generation of medication experts. Learn about the profession of pharmacy and studying at the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy to become a pharmacist: http://pharmacy.uc.edu
Interprofessional education: Discover why the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus is leading the nation in how it educates the next generation of health care professionals. Find out how students and faculty from all disciplines learn from each other and work together to provide the best outcomes for patients.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy offers students endless possibilities to pursue a pharmacy education. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 pharmacy college in Florida and one of the top 10 nationally, UF is preparing future pharmacy leaders to excel in their profession.
To learn more about the UF College of Pharmacy, visit http://pharmacy.ufl.edu.
Established in 1859, the UIC College of Pharmacy stands as the oldest academic unit of the University of Illinois, one of the largest and most comprehensive research universities in the nation. Our College, recently ranked 6th in the nation by US News and World Report, enjoys a national reputation for excellence and has been ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy for scholarship, curriculum, and the quality of faculty and students.
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is a thriving center for professional and graduate education, pharmaceutical care, research, and community service. Founded in 1841, the school is the fourth oldest pharmacy school in the nation and is ranked ninth by U.S. News & World Report out of more than 130 pharmacy schools in the country. To learn more, visit www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu/.
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Pharmacy is dedicated to student success and fostering a student centered environment. Our low student to faculty ratio (6:1) provides more opportunities for student engagement, which is critical to the learning process. Our dynamic 3 year curriculum prepares graduates who are able to collaborate with other health professionals in an effort to improve health in all populations.
From numerous research opportunities to interprofessional learning opportunities, hear what students at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy enjoy most about participating in the school’s Pharm.D. program.
With agility and vision, we are revolutionizing our field to meet the challenges of the years to come. The role of the pharmacist is changing, and many are being called upon to assist all other healthcare providers with medication therapy management of chronic disease states. There is virtually no aspect of healthcare that will not involve advanced pharmacotherapeutic interventions. While the commonly recognized traditional roles of pharmacists will continue to be essential for the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients, the pharmacists of the future will need to adapt to new methods of pharmaceutical care delivery that are not yet apparent, and participate as members of multidisciplinary healthcare teams. Be part of the future today! To learn more visit pharmacy.health.usf.edu.
Founded in 1905, the USC School of Pharmacy has played a key leadership role in both the advancement of the field of pharmacy and in the education of new generations of pharmacists, and remains one of the nation’s foremost schools of pharmacy today. Our programs span the entire pharmaceutical continuum – from discovery to development to translation to regulation to patient care to outcomes. Our alumni, along with current students and faculty, are part of a strong, connected community known for professional achievement, community outreach and innovative curricular and care models that meet the needs of students and the evolving healthcare environment.
Learn more at http://pharmacyschool.usc.edu/.
As the first pharmacy school in North America, the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences continues to build on a powerful legacy to propel our students to success. The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy’s ‘Ready +4’ PharmD curriculum is designed with the student learner at the center of the learning experience, with flexibility for the student both in the two year pre-professional phase, as well as in the four year competency-driven professional phase. It is aligned with the needs of today’s employers and patients to best prepare student pharmacists to be team-ready and practice-ready in order to provide confident and collaborative patient-focused care, leadership, and innovation in all pharmacy environments upon graduation.
Be part of history and the future at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy! For more information: www.usciences.edu/pharmacy or follow USciences on Facebook.
This video provides insight into the UTHSC campus experience, program opportunities, and student perspectives on selecting UT for their pharmacy training.
At The University of Toledo, one of the nation’s top pharmacy schools, state-of-the-art facilities and the benefits of learning on an academic health science campus are just part of what makes our pharmacy program distinctive. Students from all health science disciplines – including medicine, physician’s assistants, nursing, and pharmacy students – learn together on campus and in the Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center. Pharmacy students receive personalized attention, with a strong focus on involvement and leadership.
The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers a variety of dual-degree programs like the PharmD/MBA, the PharmD/PhD in Medicinal Chemistry, and the PharmD/MS in Health Outcomes and Socioeconomic Sciences, in addition to unique undergraduate programs in cosmetic science and formulation design, medicinal and biological chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology/toxicology, and pharmacy administration. To learn more, visit www.utoledo.edu/pharmacy.
VCU School of Pharmacy is located in Richmond, Virginia and welcomes students from all backgrounds and experiences. According to U.S. News and World Report, VCU is one of the Top 20 Pharm.D. programs in the United States. We are also the oldest pharmacy school in Virginia which allows our students to have access to an extensive alumni and preceptor network. As 1 of 18 Health Science Centers in the United States, the school’s location within a Level I trauma center, VCU Health System, offers students tremendous opportunities for interprofessional education and collaboration.
At VCU, you can expect to learn from dynamic faculty in a welcoming and inclusive environment. Our program offers students an individualized and structured approach as we assist students in exploring the pharmacy profession. In 2018, 96% of our Pharm.D. students graduated on time and 98% of those students passed the NAPLEX exam on the first attempt. 93% of our students in the Class of 2018 were employed within six months of graduation. In addition to Community Pharmacy, our students can be found in a variety of settings, including Hospital Practice, Ambulatory Care, Industry, Veterinary Pharmacy, Informatics, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Managed Care and so much more! Click here to learn more about VCU School of Pharmacy and chart your future.