School of Pharmacy

Training Caring, Competent and Proactive Pharmacists

School of Pharmacy

Responding to the rising need for pharmacists nationally, and particularly in the South, Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) established a four–year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) professional degree program in 2010.

Supported by PCOM’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.


A brief overview of the School of Pharmacy

Faculty and Staff

Although their primary focus is on teaching, School of Pharmacy faculty also conduct research in basic, clinical and administrative sciences, and share their subject expertise and scholarly work with students and colleagues alike.



The four-year program includes didactic coursework, including labs, combined with pharmacy practice experiences covering multiple areas of pharmacy practice, including community, hospital, general medicine and ambulatory care.


Mission and Goals

The PCOM School of Pharmacy seeks to prepare generalist, entry-level pharmacists who are able to deliver high-quality pharmaceutical care.



Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 4100 Chicago, IL 60503-4810, 312-664-3575, fax 312-664-4652.

ACPE accredits Doctor of Pharmacy programs offered by colleges and schools of pharmacy in the United States and selected non-U.S. sites. The accreditation term granted extends until June 30, 2020, which is the customary term for a new program receiving accreditation status.