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College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Committed Community

At the Butler University College of Pharmacy & Health Services, you’ll find students and faculty who are invested in creating a community of health professionals. Whether they’re getting into the community for involvement or outreach, leading study sessions for board exams, or just staying late in the lab, everyone here is committed to creating dedicated and skilled pharmacists and physician assistants who are ready to make an impact on their community. Students enjoy close relationships with instructors who are invested in their success, and study in new, state-of-the-art classrooms in our 40,000 square-foot Gold-certified LEED building designed to let students take advantage of the latest techniques and processes.

Tips and Tricks: Applicant Preparedness for PharmCAS Cycle

Tips and Tricks: Applicant Preparedness for PharmCAS Cycle WebinarThursday, July 12, 2018
3:00−4:00 p.m. ET (2-3p CT, 1-2p MT, 12-1p PT)

AACP and Liaison are pleased to offer a new webinar for pharmacy applicants who plan to apply during the 2018-2019 admissions cycle! This free event will help applicants learn how to best navigate the PharmCAS application and avoid common pitfalls. Presented by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, we will walk through how to get ready for the PharmCAS application and apply to your PharmD programs of choice during this free webinar. There will be time for an open discussion and questions at the end.

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Fast Track to Success

We offer a direct pathway to a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Following two pre-pharmacy years focused on core and science classes, undergraduates complete four years of in-depth pharmacy studies and field experiences.

Real World Experience

Faculty-guided research and experiential learning in a variety of clinical practices prepare our graduates to make valuable contributions as part of a collaborative healthcare team.

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

The rapidly growing Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) program consists of two undergraduate majors; Health Sciences and Healthcare and Business.   The health sciences major is specifically designed to prepare students for successful entry into healthcare related graduate programs (such as physician assistant, physical or occupational therapy, optometry, dentistry, medicine, etc.) The new healthcare and business major is excellent preparation for direct entry into the workforce or into business or healthcare focused graduate programs. 

Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy

Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program prepares graduates to be highly skilled pharmacy practitioners: authorities on the use of medicines able to apply pharmaceutical and biomedical science to the practical problems of drug therapy.

Led by an exceptional faculty dedicated to individual student success, students develop leadership and service skills, clinical and communication skills, and strong external relationships through experiential learning opportunities.

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Our Master of Physician Assistant Studies program equips graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to join this fast growing profession. With our integration of classroom and clinical site training, our graduates leave ready to be integral members of high-quality, interdisciplinary patient care teams.

Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Our Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a graduate program that allows students the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty on scientifically relevant, and potentially publishable, research. Graduates of this program continue their education through a doctoral program or go on to work in pharmaceutical industry or academic institution.

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Dual Degrees

The Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Business Administration dual degree program is a 6-year curriculum with courses in both Butler’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and College of Business. Learn more about the dual degree program.