The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy offers a variety of academic programs that provide strong foundations in pharmacy while developing scholars in basic and applied research.

Established in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the United States. It is part of the State of Maryland’s only public academic health, human services, and law center, providing students with the unique opportunity to learn in an interdisciplinary health care environment while being taught by faculty who are progressive pharmacy practitioners and nationally renowned researchers.

Based on campuses in Baltimore and at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, Md., the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy combines basic and applied science as well as an in-depth therapeutics course of study to provide future generations of pharmacists with the knowledge and skills needed to be essential contributors in the dynamic health care arena.

In addition to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, the School's well-established graduate programs provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue successful careers in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, and the federal government. The School offers post-PharmD residency and fellowship opportunities, two Doctor of Philosophy programs in pharmaceutical health services research and pharmaceutical sciences, master’s programs in medical cannabis science and therapeutics, palliative care, pharmaceutical health services research, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacometrics and regulatory science, and a variety of dual-degree programs. It has also established an advanced certificate training program for licensed pharmacy technicians.