School of Pharmacy
Begin your pharmacy career here.
No matter where you're at in your journey, Concordia University Wisconsin's School of Pharmacy has options for you. Our nationally accredited PharmD program will build your pharmacy knowledge and patient care skills to prepare you for a career that fits your strengths and interests.
Our manageable program gives you the opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research and real-life experiences at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our private university and small class sizes create an open and enriching student experience for you with dedicated pharmacy faculty who care about you personally and holistically.
Which pharmacy program are you looking for?
Earn a bachelor's degree + PharmD
Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Concordia's accelerated pharmacy program allows you to complete the first 3 years of your bachelor's degree at our Wisconsin or Ann Arbor campus.
Doctor of Pharmacy
Finish the 4-year portion of your bachelor's & PharmD dual degree program at our campus in Mequon, Wisconsin. Just a short drive north of Milwaukee, CUW is famous for our beautiful campus on 200 acres of lakefront property.
Doctor of Pharmacy - PharmD Program
Our award-winning PharmD program will set you apart in the world of healthcare with a holistic foundation focusing on patient care, teamwork, knowledge, and servant-leadership.
Our student-centered approach means your education and experience come first. Small class sizes allow for personalized attention from experienced faculty, and our hands-on approach puts you in the driver's seat in our state-of-the-art pharmaceutical facilities.
The best part? Concordia's accredited PharmD program allows you to pursue licensure anywhere in the United States and provides you with plenty of networking opportunities, so you'll graduate prepared for an immediate impact in the field.
Student faculty ratio10:1
RANKED BY GRADUATES
AS A TOP CHOICE
CUW is a wonderful university that strives to make students' short and long-term goals a reality. The staff and programs are diverse and open up many doors for every student and the experiences that I gained I will carry throughout my entire career as a pharmacist.
Our student-focused PharmD program provides an exceptional education with unique opportunities you won't get at a large institution. CUW's world-class PharmD program consists of 148 credits. Plus you may enjoy summer and winter breaks free from classes through the end of your third year in the program - giving you the necessary time to refresh and recharge as you prepare for your professional career as a pharmacist.
Pharmacy Residency Match Rates
80% of our PharmD graduates entering PGY-1 (postgraduate year one) were matched with their top choice and 84% of PGY-2 matched with their top choice for year two of residency.
Ranked by graduates as a top choice
“If I were starting my pharmacy program over again, I would choose the same School of Pharmacy.” That's what our graduates say about our PharmD program. CUW SOP scores 13% higher than the national average of pharmacy school graduates.
Master's and PharmD
Our 4-year master's/PharmD program offers the balance you need to maintain a healthy personal life while simultaneously engaging in cutting-edge research in our state-of-the-art facilities with additional hands-on clinical fieldwork experience. You'll finish with both your master's degree and a doctorate in pharmacy in *4 years.
View our master's options below
Online Master of Public Health
Medication Safety and Pharmacovigilance concentration
Concordia is passionate about developing world-class pharmacists and healthcare professionals ready to serve with the highest level of care and integrity. The fully online Master of Public Health prepares graduates to be responsible clinicians by preparing you to:
- serve as a medication safety officer and champion for our healthcare system
- manage safety regulations on a local, national, or international level
- work in epidemiology or big data
- 39 Credits - 12 of which count towards both degrees
Master's in Business Administration
Multiple concentration options
Combining your PharmD with an MBA can give you a competitive edge in the marketplace by positioning yourself as a well-rounded leader, with a foundation in business as well as patient care.
- Online or in-person courses
- 15 concentrations to choose from
- 39 credits - up to 19 of which may count towards both degrees
Online master's in natural product sciences
New program enrolling for January 2023
Build the skills and knowledge to evaluate the safety and efficacy of naturally sourced products for use by patients and consumers. Explore the source, identification, characterization, pharmacology, and development of products from natural sources. From natural medicines and herbal supplements to naturally-derived ingredients, you will become a trusted leader in this emerging industry.
Choose from one of two concentrations, you can help enhance your career and expertise.
- Medical Cannabis Concentration
- Nutraceuticals Concentration
At this time, CUW's MSNPS cannot be combined with a doctorate in pharmacy.
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Step into your calling
We are going to focus on trying to make sure everyone has the opportunity to go to college and pharmacy school. Sometimes people think ‘I’m not smart enough’, or ‘I’m not in the right place.’ If someone has the support, motivation, and willpower, they can succeed. We want to assist in making sure everyone who has the passion and the skill to become a pharmacist has that option.