As a licensed pharmacist or healthcare professional, you want to make an impact on the world—and we’re here to help you.

Through continuing education and certificate programs offered by the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education, you’ll deepen your skills and experience through high-quality, evidence-based programs and activities. You’ll also benefit from a growing library of certificate programs designed to add depth, discipline, professionalism and a greater sense of purpose to your career aspirations.

You’ll develop the knowledge and skills to become a problem-solver who always thinks bigger in the constantly evolving pharmacy profession. You’ll gain the perspective you need to make an even bigger impact in your profession and on the people it serves.

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Online Activities

Coming Soon! Meet your CE needs through innovative, expert-driven ACPE approved online activities that cover pain management, patient safety, immunization updates, and more.

Certificate Programs

Pharmacists and healthcare professionals can develop and strengthen career skills, and build on current knowledge, through a variety certificate programs from the School of Pharmacy, APhA, and other healthcare experts. Spring 2024 dates for APhA Immunization, Diabetes, MTM and Test and Treat Certificate Programs coming soon!

Continuing Pharmacy Education Partnerships

Partner with the School of Pharmacy to accredit your conference, seminar, or workshop through ACPE, explore opportunities for corporate trainings, or develop customized activities to meet your CE needs. Contact us for more information.

Featured Programs

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Ambulatory Care Certificate: A Starter Kit for Developing Sustainable Clinical Pharmacy Services

Pharmacists leading practice change must develop skills related to business planning and models, infrastructure establishment, and workflow processes. The Ambulatory Care Certificate program will give participants proficiency in discussing established value-based care models with key stakeholders and will apply business planning concepts to the development and implementation of a sustainable ambulatory care practice. Program launches April 7, 2024!

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Healthcare Leadership Certificate Program

In our fast-paced, complex, evolving environment, strong leadership is absolutely vital. The Healthcare Leadership Certificate Program is an educational experience designed to equip pharmacists and healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to lead and thrive in today’s healthcare climate. The program provides comprehensive instruction in current leadership topics including talent recruitment, people management, and workflow management, along with the opportunity to apply the skills learned to complex leadership scenarios.

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Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certificate Program

Accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP), the Tobacco Treatment Specialist certificate program trains healthcare practitioners as Tobacco Treatment Specialists (TTS). A TTS possesses the skills, knowledge and training to provide effective, evidence-based interventions for tobacco dependence in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community health centers, educational settings, social services, tobacco treatment centers, telemedicine, mental health centers and more. The TTS not only in provides treatment but educates patients and other professionals on tobacco dependence treatments.


Springfest Continuing Education Seminar

Springfest Continuing Education Seminar is designed to give alumni and friends of the School of Pharmacy the opportunity to earn continuing pharmacy education credit. Join us on April 20, 2024 at the Duquesne University Power Center in Pittsburgh, PA.


Michael Kurilla, M.Ed.

Director of Continuing Education and Certificate Programs

Bobbi Diller

Coordinator for Continuing Education

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