Pharm.D. Degree | Overview
A Pharm.D. Degree (Doctor of Pharmacy) prepares students to become pharmacy practitioners in a wide variety of settings, including community and retail pharmacies, hospitals, managed care facilities, and many more. See a more comprehensive list of pharmacy career options.
The KU School of Pharmacy is among the nation's top 20 schools of pharmacy according to US News and World Reports and 4th in the nation in the amount of National Institutes of Health funding. The collaborative relationship between our Pharm.D. and research programs sets us apart from other schools. Our students learn from world-renowned researchers as well as from practicing pharmacists. With a solid foundation in the sciences, our students graduate with a broad understanding of pharmacy, from discovery and formulation to delivery.