The University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Founded in 1946, the University of Houston College of Pharmacy combines the opportunities and experiences of the Texas Medical Center’s world-class healthcare community with resources of the University of Houston, Texas’ premier urban teaching and research university, to offer its students the best possible education.
The UH College of Pharmacy aspires to foster a commitment to lifelong learning and an environment where students develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills consistent with the high standards of their profession and/or scientific field. Our college is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and holds membership in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
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The College offers a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) professional degree, a Master of Science (M.S.) and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmacy Administration, a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pharmacology or Pharmaceutics, a combined Pharm.D./Ph.D. in Pharmacology or Pharmaceutics, and a combined Pharm.D./M.S. The college also offers post-doctoral research fellowships and clinical/research residency programs in collaboration with institutions in the TMC and Greater Houston area, including the two-year residency/M.S. in pharmacy administration program.
The College of Pharmacy has two campuses: the main University of Houston campus and the Texas Medical Center campus, where students have access to the Texas Medical Center Library and collaborations with TMC institutions.
Our faculty, many of whom are recipients of patents and prestigious National Institutes of Health grants, is one of the most diverse in the nation. The College includes more than 50 full-time faculty members, 500-plus preceptors who provide training for students on pharmacy practice experiences, and many healthcare professionals from the community and researchers from across the nation who serve as volunteer/adjunct faculty.
Our students have distinguished themselves in research, patient care and service competitions as well as in leadership positions of international, national, regional and professional and scientific organizations.
Our alumni are leaders in a multitude of practice, research, academic and business activities and settings, including health care organizations, independent pharmacies and commercial enterprises, research institutions, higher education and government/regulatory agencies.
The University of Houston College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 20 North Clark Street, Suite 2500, Chicago, IL 60602-5109, 312-664-3575; FAX 312-664-4652, web site: www.acpe-accredit.org.