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School of Pharmacy

Your career in pharmacy begins here.

Concordia University Wisconsin's PharmD Program is career-focused and built for students who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Our manageable program tracks allow you to engage in cutting-edge research with hands-on experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Start your pharmacy career with Concordia

 

Which pharmacy program are you looking for?

99% JOB PLACEMENT

With a 99% job placement rate (according to the 2019 AACP graduating student survey), you can be confident your degree from Concordia will land you the competitive job you seek.

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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.

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HIGHLY REGARDED


RANKED BY GRADUATES
AS A TOP CHOICE

JOB PLACEMENT
99%

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.

From AACP Graduating Student Survey 2019
Dual Degree

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

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Online Master of Public Health

Concentration in Medication Safety and Pharmacovigilance

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:

Program highlights:
  • 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 Product Development

Chemical/Pharmaceutical concentration options

Our MPD focuses on drug development and discovery work, preparing you to enter the workforce with a one-of-a-kind skillset for an unmet area of industry. The MPD program is unique in that it provides training in the technical aspects of product development while training you on the business, legal, and regulatory aspects as well.

Program highlights:
  • Partner with an industry expert to build on existing ideas or cultivate original designs during projects
  • Classes incorporate sustainability concepts, emphasizing optimization of the triple bottom line—people, profit, planet
  • 48 credits - 17 of which count towards both degrees
    * Please note the MPD curriculum requires one additional year due to the credit requirement

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.

Program highlights:
  • Online or in-person courses 
  • 15 concentrations to choose from
  • 39 credits - up to 19 of which may count towards both degrees
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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.

Pharmacy Dean Erik Jorvig, 2021

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Frequently asked questions

Concordia University's pharmacy program is offered exclusively in-person on our campus in Mequon, WI.

CUW SOP ranks in the top 25% of pharmacy schools nationwide in residency placement with a 74% PGY1 residency match rate.

Yes! We offer both bachelor's/PharmD and master's/PharmD dual degrees. The bachelor's/PharmD program will allow you to get your bachelor's and PharmD in a total of seven years. 

Our master's/pharmD dual degree options enable you to earn a master's degree along with your Doctor of Pharmacy degree in four years one of the following options:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Pharmaceutical/Chemical Product Development