Committed to Your Success

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As an undergraduate student in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you’ll work with experienced faculty who are committed to knowing you personally, understanding your goals, and helping you succeed. In addition to gaining highly relevant, experiential training in your field, as a student in COPHS you’ll have access to the full Butler experience and a variety of co-curricular opportunities offered across the University.


Butler’s location in the heart of Indiana’s health sciences corridor gives Pharmacy students unparalleled access to some of the region’s best experiential education sites and a multitude of traditional and non-traditional options to explore their interests. The Butler Commitment to our students means we invest highly in professional development from day one, ensuring you are taking classes from—and being advised by—pharmacy faculty even prior to matriculation into the professional phase of the PharmD program. While most students complete our program in six years, students who enter Butler with dual-credit or AP basic science or math courses may complete it in five years. Learn more about the PharmD program.

Health Sciences

Through a curriculum relevant to today’s healthcare challenges, the Health Sciences major combines foundational sciences with contemporary human healthcare taught by content experts and current healthcare providers. You will be uniquely and confidently prepared for a variety of healthcare professions, whether your future plans include going directly into the workforce or onto clinical graduate programs. Learn more about the Health Sciences program.

Healthcare and Business

This integrated undergraduate program prepares students for a wide range of options, whether its clinical graduate programs, an MBA, or heading straight into a job on the business or technology side of the healthcare industry. You will gain a deep knowledge in the relevant sciences as well as varying perspectives on the business side of the healthcare industry, including the roles of healthcare providers, insurers, and administrators. And, upon graduation, you’ll be ready to speak the language of healthcare. Learn more about the Healthcare and Business program.

Pharmacy Degree FAQs

First-year students at Butler declaring their major as Pre-Pharmacy will complete the PharmD program after 206 credit hours. Students who are admitted into the Pre-Pharmacy undergraduate program and successfully complete the program requirements will have a direct pathway into the P1 year of the PharmD program. Butler requires that students fulfill two years of pre-professional training and four years of professional study. Most students complete the PharmD program after six years, but those who enter with dual-credit or AP courses may finish it in five.

Butler’s highly accredited PharmD program opens the door to unlimited career opportunities, in and out of the health field. Some of these jobs include but are not limited to:

    • Community Pharmacist
    • Clinical Pharmacist
    • Hospital Pharmacist
    • Pharmacologist
    • Inpatient Pharmacist
    • Pharmacy Regulatory Affairs