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

Our outstanding PharmD graduates are medication experts on health care teams or 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. The opportunities are limitless as you create your own UMSOP story.

About the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Program

This 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.

My UMSOP Story: Hear from Current Students and Alumni

Learn more about the unique experiences of our students and alumni and how the education they received at the School of Pharmacy has helped them advance their careers.

Meet Our Students and Alumni
Dr. Agnes Ann Feemster Shows Student How to Measure Blood Pressure

Customize Your Degree

In addition to the core course series, Applied Science and Therapeutics and Abilities Lab, students can tailor their education to their interests and fast track their career through 10 dual degrees, 4 pathways, and countless electives. 

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Students Work Together Throughout Their Education

Beyond the Pharmacy

With a network of more than 6,300 alumni across the country and around the world, the School of Pharmacy provides students with connections to alumni at the Food and Drug Administration, the United States Public Health Service, the National Institutes of Health, and more.

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Dr. James Trovato Oversees a Student in the Pharmacy Practice Lab

Experiential Learning Program

Students have access to structured educational opportunities in real practice settings under the supervision of qualified preceptors — practicing pharmacists and other professionals who volunteer their time to help students apply the knowledge learned in the classroom to the real world.

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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.