Today’s pharmacists don’t simply count pills – they’re actively involved in the creation, evaluation and delivery of complex pharmaceuticals and therapeutics that enhance patient health.
UH College of Pharmacy's Doctorate of Pharmacy or Pharm.D. program is a four-year professional program that prepares individuals for a variety of areas within the pharmacy profession. offers a learning and experiential environment that combines the multidisciplinary collaborative opportunities of the Texas Medical Center’s world-class healthcare and scientific community with the academic resources and award-winning faculty at Houston’s only Carnegie Institute-designated Tier One public research university.
In collaboration with its partners in the TMC and elsewhere, the college offers a broad range of clinical research opportunities and advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) in oncology, infectious disease, pediatrics, women’s health, critical care, neurology, nuclear pharmacy and veterinary pharmaceutical care.
UH Pharm.D. students also can pursue a variety of unique in-state and out-of-state APPEs, including the FDA, CDC, Indian Health Service in Alaska and New Mexico, and summer camps for diabetes patients and special needs children.
- Our alumni are successful business owners, executives in highly ranked health systems and corporate operations, and leaders in professional organizations at the national, state and local level.
- Our full-time and adjunct faculty include nationally recognized teachers and clinicians, published authors in high-impact journals, holders of U.S. and international patents, and basic and translational researchers supported by grants from such prestigious entities as the National Institutes of Health.
- Our student body includes several national and regional officers of professional organizations, as well as individual and chapter award winners in national organizations and pharmacy fraternities.
The college also offers two combined degree programs – the Pharm.D./M.S. in Pharmacy Administration and the Pharm.D./ Ph.D. in Pharmacology or Pharmaceutics – as well as postgraduate fellowship and residency programs in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and community pharmacy and a concurrent M.S./Residency (PGY1/PGY2) in Pharmacy Administration.
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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.
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