Students in Skills Lab

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

Student in Lab

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.
Student looking through microscope

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

Follow Us on Social

More KU Pharmacy

KU Pharmacy students walk down the hill at graduation

Why KU Pharmacy?

You can get your Pharm.D. anywhere. So, why get your Pharm.D. from KU School of Pharmacy?
Student pharmacist works with a patient in a clinical setting

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.
Student pharmacist studies material in IV bag

Our Research

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



School of Pharmacy News

Individuals interested in a research career or an advanced degree in biomedical science are invited to attend the Pharmacology & Toxicology open house and lunch in the KU School of Pharmacy beginning at noon on Dec. 1 in Room 5052 of Malott Hall.

This guest commentary appeared in the Kansas City Star Nov. 10, 2022

Professor Bob Hanzlik and former student John Cashman.

Never underestimate the influence of a mentor. In a school that is known for faculty who take personal interest in students and junior faculty, Bob Hanzlik is the epitome of the faculty and professional mentor. Former student John Cashman, who has established himself as a productive pharmaceutical researcher and a savvy entrepreneur, considers himself fortunate to have been one of the many under Hanzlik’s guiding hand.