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KU School of Pharmacy

KU School of Pharmacy is a world-class research institution and one of the country’s premier pharmacy schools.

Degree Programs

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Pharm.D. Program

A doctor of pharmacy degree (Pharm.D) prepares students to become pharmacy practitioners in a wide variety of settings, including community and retail pharmacies, hospitals, managed care facilities and many more.
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Graduate Programs

KU School of Pharmacy offers graduate degrees in Medicinal Chemistry, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, as well as residencies in Pharmacy Practice.

Tradition of Excellence

#17
Nationally in NIH Funding
95%
NAPLEX first-time pass rate
#2
In U.S. for MPJE Pass Rate

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Why KU Pharmacy?

You can get your Pharm.D. anywhere. So, why get your Pharm.D. from KU School of Pharmacy?
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What Can You Do With a Pharm.D?

A Pharm.D. from KU provides graduates with diverse career options. Learn about the careers you could pursue with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from KU.
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Our Research

The KU School of Pharmacy is seventh in the nation in National Instutes of Health (NIH) funding.



School of Pharmacy News

Crystal Burkhardt

Crystal Burkhardt, clinical professor in the KU School of Pharmacy, has been selected to participate in the Academic Leadership Fellows Program, coordinated by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

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Working professionals don’t often have the flexibility to pursue a traditional on-campus graduate degree. Lack of local access and conflicting hours are two huge hurdles.

Salamoun Yezan

Yezan Salamoun, a Doctor of Pharmacy student in the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, has received an Underrepresented Minority Gateway Research Award from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education. AFPE awards the scholarship to Pharm.D. and undergraduate students who are considering a career in research. The award enables them to work with a faculty mentor on a research project. The honor goes to students who will contribute to research that will positively impact public health and patient outcomes. Salamoun is one of 10 students to receive the award this year.