Interested in the pharmacy industry but still deciding on the path that's right for
you? Choose from our two programs that provide you the time and flexibility to dig into what you're good at. We're ready with an education that's everything you need, and more than you imagined. It's time for bigger goals.

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Be Prepared for Anything

Our Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a uniquely blended four-year degree with a wide range of courses that aim to provide various career opportunities upon graduation. Gain extensive research experience and prepare to take on roles such as a drug analyst, medical sales manager, clinical researcher and more. If medical school is your end goal, this program provides the prerequisites needed for application.

Choose between four disciplines:

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacy Administration

Already know that you want to be a Pharmacist? Our Doctor of Pharmacy program is a traditional six-year degree that has been ranked among the best in the country, providing a 99% job placement rate for graduates.

Customize your education with specialized concentrations:

  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Community Pharmacy Practice
  • Acute Care Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • Entrepreneurism

You'll make an impact.

Photo of Riyan Babidhan"I lost an uncle due to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) that first emerged in my country, Saudi Arabia, in 2012. The painful memory of his last words have driven me to be on the front line, and has motivated me to defeat the pandemic."

- Riyan Babidhan, Pharm.D. ‘22


Duquesne student pharmacists are supporting local communities by administering COVID-19 vaccines. Through a certificate program, students have been trained to help during this pandemic.

COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Trains Pharmacy Students To Administer Vaccine

Duquesne Offers Certification for Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines

Duquesne University Trains Pharmacy Students To Administer Vaccine

A great education at a great value.

A Duquesne pharmacy education is more affordable than you think. Approximately 98% of students receive some type of academic scholarship; average awards are between $12,000 and $16,000 annually (2017-18) and based upon academic record. Students can also qualify for a $4,000 room award if they live in campus housing.