COVID-19 Information

To decrease the spread of COVID-19, the faculty and staff in the School of Pharmacy are currently working from home as much as possible. Please reach out via email to schedule a phone or Zoom appointment. If you aren't sure who to contact, please email Sandy Hess at sandyhess@pacificu.edu and she will direct you to the best person for your needs.

Doctor of Pharmacy

Doctorate

The Pacific University School of Pharmacy offers a three-year program that leads to a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree.

Courses are offered in a modified block design, allowing students to study one topic at a time before moving on to another content area. Experiential components are integrated into the first two didactic years of study, and the third year is devoted entirely to advanced clinical experience.

At Pacific, we emphasize the integration of concepts, as well as teamwork and collaboration among students. As one of several health professions programs offered at Pacific's Hillsboro Campus, we also emphasize interprofessional cooperation among the healthcare team.

The School of Pharmacy and our PharmD program are fully accredited by the ACPE. 

The PharmD program is designed to meet educational requirements for our PharmD graduates to take the NAPLEX and MPJE board examinations and apply for a pharmacist license that is required for employment in a patient care setting and is sufficient to meet licensure requirements in all 50 States to practice as a registered pharmacist.

We admitted our first class in Fall 2006. Today, our average class size is about 98 students.

Contact Us

Tony Potter | Assistant Director of Graduate and Professional Admissions
503-352-7229 | pharmd@pacificu.edu

Headlines

Sigrid Roberts

Sigrid Roberts and Nicola Carter, professors in the Pacific University School of Pharmacy, have been awarded a competitive, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research treatment for a neglected tropical disease called leishmaniasis.

Ian Doyle

Dr. Ian Doyle has been named to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, where he looks forward to helping achieve strategic priorities encompassing technicians, technology, licensing, regulation and communication. He shares his perspective on his role on the board and the future of pharmacy practice.

Mohammed Alabdulal PharmD ‘23 began his academic journey toward a pharmacy degree in August 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With classes online, he was able to remain with his family in Saudi Arabia while staying in school. But it hasn’t been easy:

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