The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to develop a highly trained pharmacist capable of practicing in many different healthcare environments. During the program’s first three years, students split time between the classroom and introductory practical experiences in various areas of pharmacy. In the fourth year, PharmD students take part in eight, five-week clinical rotations, gaining exposure to multiple pharmacy specialty areas and practices.APPLY NOW FOR PHARMD PROGRAM
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. Other advanced resources include a Pyxis automated dispensing machine and laminar flow hoods to prepare sterile products using aseptic techniques such as intravenous solutions. A clinical learning and assessment laboratory utilizing simulated patients and a cadaver anatomy lab are other resources offered by the program.
The PCOM School of Pharmacy prepares pharmacy graduates for careers in a variety of healthcare settings such as hospital, outpatient ambulatory care, managed care and community pharmacy practice. Learn more:
Students enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program have the option to enhance their credentials by pursuing a concentration or a dual degree program.
The PCOM School of Pharmacy offers an Early Assurance Program where college freshmen, sophomores and juniors can apply and be conditionally accepted.LEARN MORE
All applicants to PCOM's Doctor of Pharmacy program undergo a holistic review process. Learn more about the admissions requirements and application process for the program on our application requirements page.
Our IPE goal is to train pharmacy learners to become collaborative practice healthcare team members who contribute to higher quality patient-centered care with improved health outcomes for our patients.
The Doctor of Pharmacy program provides hands-on learning and training through pharmacy practice experiences including the managerial and business side of operating a pharmacy.
The curriculum emphasizes patient-centered care and preventive practices, entrusting graduates to create thoughtful, proactive and caring practice environments.
Students learn in state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories with multimedia equipment, break out rooms for team-building exercises, a cadaver anatomy lab and more.
Student support services include strong student affairs resources, faculty advisors and peer mentors.
PCOM School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 190 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60603, 312-664-3575, fax 866-228-2631, www.acpe-accredit.org.
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 for the Doctor of Pharmacy program extends until June 30, 2028.