The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provides future generations of pharmacists with the knowledge and skills needed to be essential contributors to a dynamic health care arena.

Our outstanding PharmD students are preparing to become the medication experts on the health care team and in a broad range of fulfilling careers.

With our cutting-edge research initiatives and advanced clinical services, our faculty are committed to fostering a stimulating and nurturing environment that inspires students to achieve their career aspirations and pursue innovative solutions to our nation's health care challenges.

For over 180 years, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy graduates have been making positive impacts in pharmacies, hospitals, the pharmaceutical industry, state and federal agencies, and public health organizations. Our graduates are also catalysts for change as pharmapreneurs in telehealth, technological innovation, new products and services, and continuous process improvement.

About the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Program

This four-minute video provides a comprehensive overview of the PharmD program at the School of Pharmacy, including information about the program's curriculum, experiential learning opportunities, and how faculty prepare students to enter one of health care's most dynamic professions.

Medical Cannabis Electives for Student Pharmacists

The use of cannabis for approved medical and recreational purposes has become more predominant with the passage of new legislation across many states. To support education about this emerging field of interest, the School of Pharmacy now offers two medical cannabis elective courses for student pharmacists.

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Tailor Your PharmD to Match Your Professional Interests

From innovative elective courses, to specialized pathways, and even dual degrees, the PharmD program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy offers limitless opportunities for students to customize their learning to meet their individual interests.

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Did You Know that UMSOP is a "Big 10" School of Pharmacy?

Deciding which pharmacy school to attend is one of the biggest decisions a prospective student pharmacist will make. Students who attend a "Big 10" pharmacy school can rest assured that they have joined a premier institution.

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Professional Licensure Disclosure:

The School of Pharmacy's PharmD program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). For more information about our most recent reaccreditation, including official reports, professional licensure disclosure, and outcomes, please visit our Accreditation webpage.