Doctor of Pharmacy
Prospective students who have completed all prerequisite requirements may apply for admission into the first professional (P1) year of our four-year Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program.
The College provides a challenging learning environment where students can explore career options, develop practical expertise, and become leaders in the profession and their communities. Small class sizes
In the College’s four-year Pharm.D. program, students complete 130 hours of required coursework. Students are required to complete 12 semester hours of elective or
During the professional program, students also engage in experiential learning. Students complete nine semester hours (300 contact hours) of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) that extend their learning from the classroom to various pharmacy practice settings and have opportunities to provide care for diverse patient populations.
During the final year of the program, students complete 40 semester hours (1,600 contact hours) of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) through a series of eight five-week rotations. After finishing their APPEs and earning their Pharm.D., students apply for state licensure.
To be considered for acceptance, professional applicants must apply to the College using the central pharmacy application system PharmCAS (pharmcas.org).
To be eligible for admission into the professional program, students must be in good standing with all previously attended institutions and must have successfully completed all prerequisite coursework.
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