Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree program that prepares students to be compassionate pharmacy practitioners who possess the knowledge and skills required as authorities on the use of medications, and who can apply pharmaceutical and biomedical science to the clinical application of drug therapy.

All didactic coursework, earned Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) hours, and University Core Curriculum requirements must be completed before beginning the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) hours in the P4 year of the curriculum.

Students are required to complete the Doctor of Pharmacy program of study with a minimum of 201 credit hours.

Successful completion of the professional curriculum requires that the student not exceed five hours of coursework with earned grades less than C (2.0) in PX and RX courses numbered 300 or higher. Additionally, the student’s professional GPA must be 2.0 or higher. The professional curriculum consists of those courses designated PX and RX. The proper sequence of courses must be maintained and the prerequisites for each course satisfied. The student is responsible for making certain that he or she has completed all required courses in the curriculum.  Students must maintain their eligibility to continue in the pharmacy program.

For a description of courses, visit Class Search.

NOTE: Degree requirements for incoming students may not reflect the actual degree requirements of current students.