Students who complete the Doctor of Pharmacy program are able to sit for state licensing examinations. After passing an examination in a selected state(s), Doctor of Pharmacy graduates are licensed to perform all the duties of a practicing pharmacist.
Pharmacists with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree assume responsibility for providing optimal, safe, and cost-effective drug therapy. In addition, the scientific knowledge and clinical skills gained enable the Doctor of Pharmacy professional to assume a greater scope of responsibility and expanded potential career options.
Post Graduate Education and Training
The College offers a Residency in Pharmacy Practice as well as various specialized pharmacy residencies and fellowships. Examples of specialty areas include cardiology, infectious diseases, pediatrics, oncology, neurology, and psychiatric pharmacy.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs are offered in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, and Pharmacy. The PhD in Pharmacy may be taken with a concentration in Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy Administration, or Pharmacodynamics. Graduate programs leading to the Master of Science degree are offered in Pharmacy (Pharmacy Administration) and Forensics