Doctor of Pharmacy

At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, we are committed to excellence in the academic programs we offer. The College provides a challenging learning environment where students can explore a variety of options, develop practical expertise, and become leaders in the profession and their communities.

The College curriculum focuses on preparing students to provide interprofessional, evidence-based, patient-centered care in any practice setting, achieving positive drug therapy outcomes for patients.

The College currently offers a Doctor of Pharmacy in two formats:

Doctor of Pharmacy

In our four-year Pharm.D. program, prospective students are admitted in the first professional (P1) year. Students complete 130 semester hours of study, including nine hours of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences, 40 semester hours of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences, and 12 semester hours of elective/selective coursework.

Learn more about the Pharm.D. program.

Integrated Pharm.D./B.S.

In our integrated program, students are admitted directly from high school or as undergraduate transfer students into the undergraduate program. After completing their undergraduate prerequisites, the progress into the Pharm.D. The first year of the professional program also fulfills the final year of undergraduate study.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health Humanities complete 122 semester hours of undergraduate coursework. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences complete 123 semester hours of undergraduate coursework.

In the professional program, all students complete 130 semester hours of study, including nine hours of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences, 40 semester hours of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences, and 12 semester hours of elective/selective coursework.

Learn more about the integrated Pharm.D./B.S. program.