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Doctor Of Pharmacy

Earn Your Pharm.D.
And Embark On A Successful Career

In a 2015 survey among recent School of Pharmacy graduates, 97 percent felt prepared and confident to enter the workforce. A year later, the U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Pharmacy fifth among private schools of pharmacy in the United States.

Financial Assistance

Scholarships have been extended through the sixth year of study to substantially lower the tuition cost of a School of Pharmacy education. Over 93 percent of students receive some type of academic scholarship. Average awards are between $12,000 and $15,000 annually (2016-17) and based on academic record. Students can also qualify for a $3,000 room award if they live on campus.

Specialized Concentrations

The School of Pharmacy gives students the ability to a customized your education based on interest by offering several elective concentration tracks that include:
• Geriatrics
• Pediatrics
• Pharmacy Management
• Community Pharmacy Practice
• Acute Care Pharmacy Pratice
• Pharmaceutical Research
• Entrepreneurism

Going Beyond Campus

Our educational opportunities go beyond the classroom. Throughout the year, there are community-engaged events sponsored by the School of Pharmacy and over 15 pharmacy student pharmacist organizations allow students to enhance skills learned in the classroom:

• Health and Wellness Fair in Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh
• Educational outreach at local high schools and elementary schools
• A collaborative program with the Allegheny County Health Department aimed to curb opioid abuse
• Immunization Programs

You deserve the best in a pharmacy education. The School of Pharmacy offers you that experience.


Become A Pharmacist

How to Become a Pharmacist at the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy.

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The Duquesne University School of Pharmacy Pharm.D. program is accredited until 2021 by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

ACPE's offices are located at:
20 North Clark Street
Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60602-5109