School of Pharmacy
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Discover the pharmacist career path that best fits your skills and goals at Concordia Wisconsin's School of Pharmacy. Our nationally accredited PharmD program will build your pharmacy knowledge and patient care skills to prepare you for a career in healthcare.
As a private university, our pharmacy school has smaller class sizes for a more personalized student experience and greater collaboration with your peers. Pharmacy faculty who care about you personally and holistically are here to teach, mentor, and help.
Our program offers a well-balanced approach
to earn a Doctor of Pharmacy with
summer breaks to recharge and do life.
courses and on-campus patient care
and compounding labs.
at local healthcare facilities to advance
your pharmacy and patient-care skills.
The PharmD program at Concordia University puts an emphasis on community engagement, compassionate care, and patient-centered approach. Concordia also demonstrates the genuine concern of student well being and a healthy school-life balance.
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Pharmacy school rankings
Pharmacy Residency Match Rates
88% of our PharmD 2022 graduates entering PGY-1 (postgraduate year one) were matched with their top choice for residency. A 9TH BEST MATCH RATE FOR U.S. PHARMACY SCHOOLS.
North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (naplex)
Our 2022 PharmD graduates scored in the Top 25% of the all pharmacy schools nationally.
Our Wisconsin campus is surrounded by healthcare experiences
A perfect blend of rural and urban describes Concordia's 200-acre property on Lake Michigan in Mequon, WI. Located only 15 miles north of Milwaukee, there are plenty of professional and personal opportunities for students.
That means you have access to top-tier healthcare organizations and practicing pharmacists as you work to earn your PharmD degree. Participate in your pharmacy practice experiences and build your professional network at Advocate Aurora, Ascension, Froedtert, and other community hospitals and clinics.
I chose to attend Concordia's pharmacy school for the smaller class sizes, the dedicated faculty and staff, and the research opportunities. I will get opportunities to explore various paths I can take as a future pharmacist.
Pathways to Concordia Wisconsin's pharmacy school
Begin taking pharmacy graduate courses after you complete 56 credits of pre-pharmacy coursework. Apply to Concordia's pharmacy school through the PharmCAS system during your sophomore (second year) of undergraduate studies.
As a fast-track student, you will not earn your bachelor's degree prior to entering pharmacy school. It is not a requirement to hold a bachelor's degree to be a licensed pharmacist.
Pre-pharmacy course requirements for ALL the pathways
- Biology + Labs (8 credits)
- General chemistry + Labs (8 credits)
- Organic chemistry + Labs (8 credits)
- General Physics I (3-4 credits)
- Advanced Science Elective Course(s) (4-5 credits)
- Calculus (3 credits)
- Statistics (3 credits)
- English Composition (3 credits)
- Interpersonal Communications/Public Speaking (3 credits)
- General Education Electives (12 credits)
This is for individuals seeking to earn their bachelor's degree and PharmD from Concordia Wisconsin or Concordia Ann Arbor. You will be eligible to earn both your bachelor's degree and your PharmD in as little as seven years.
Take 56 credits of pre-pharmacy coursework along with the required courses for your bachelor's degree over the course of three years at Concordia Wisconsin or Ann Arbor with one of these degrees.
- Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Ann Arbor and Wisconsin)
- Bachelor of Science in Public Health (Wisconsin)
Apply to Concordia's pharmacy school through the PharmCAS system during your junior year (third year) of undergraduate studies. This means you will finish your bachelor's degree during your first year of pharmacy school.
You will be eligible to earn both your bachelor's degree and your PharmD in as little as seven years. Attend an institution that Concordia has a Dual Degree partnership with and your first year of pharmacy school at Concordia will also serve as your senior year of undergraduate study from your undergraduate institution.
Take 56 credits of pre-pharmacy coursework along with the required courses for your bachelor's degree over the course of three years at the undergrad institution that has a partnership with Concordia. Apply to Concordia's pharmacy school through the PharmCAS system during your junior year (third year) of undergraduate studies. This means you will finish your bachelor's degree during your first year of pharmacy school.
- Alverno College
- Concordia University Saint Paul
- Edgewood College
- Finlandia University
- Lakeland University
- University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
- Viterbo University
Take 56 credits of pre-pharmacy coursework along with the required courses for your bachelor's degree over the course of four years at your undergrad institution.
Apply to Concordia's pharmacy school through the PharmCAS system during your senior year (fourth year) of undergraduate studies. This means you will finish your bachelor's degree in four years and your PharmD in another four years.
the tuition per semester is $21,000.
First year (P1) Scholarship
Eligible students can earn an
academic merit scholarship for up to $14,000.
P2 - P4 Scholarships
Eligible students in their 2nd - 4th years of pharmacy school can earn scholarships for up to $10,000.
Pair a master's degree with your PharmD
This online program (30 credits) will build your skills and knowledge to evaluate the safety and efficacy of plant-based products. Explore the history, the science, and the business side of natural products to improve and innovate in this emerging industry. Your expertise in the therapeutic benefits and risks can help you better identify the best treatment options for patients.
Choose from one of two concentrations to align with your career goals and interests.
- Medical Cannabis concentration
- Nutraceuticals concentration
Available as an online certificate (12 credits) in either concentration. It will help doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals better serve their patients.
The MBA program is flexible and can be taken online or in person. The business curriculum provides a strong foundation to use quantitative and qualitative data to be an effective decision-maker and leader. Choose to specialize in one of the program's 14 concentrations to enhance your pharmacist career goals.
Apply prior to starting your first year of pharmacy school. Earn your MBA credits while you are a student in pharmacy school.
This is a 36-credit dual-degree program.
- (16) credits apply to your PharmD and MBA
- (20) credits apply to your MBA
This public health program is 100% online and will be in the field of Medication Safety and Pharmacovigilance. Combined with your clinical expertise as a pharmacist, you can help improve the health and well-being at a population level with this dual degree.
Apply prior to starting your first year of pharmacy school. Earn your public health credits while you are a student in pharmacy school, or complete the MPH credits after you have earned your PharmD.
This is a (39) credit dual-degree program.
- (12) credits apply to your PharmD and your MPH
- (27) credits apply to your MPH