The future of pharmacy starts here.




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At the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, students from around the globe learn from award-winning faculty in a world-class medical setting. Hands-on training is dynamic, interprofessional and career-driven. From our entry-level PharmD program to flexible online degrees, our curriculum is innovative and agile, preparing students to be leaders in the emerging pharmacy careers of the future.

Explore Our Programs

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PharmD Program

Interprofessional and experiential. From hospitals and industry settings, to clinics and pharmacies, our PharmD graduates are taking the lead optimizing medications and improving patient care.

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Online Programs

We’ve been offering online degrees for more than 20 years. And it shows. Our online degrees and certificates deliver academic rigor in a flexible, interactive setting.

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Master's Programs

Whether it’s a Master’s in Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or Palliative Care, adding an MS to your toolkit will deepen your patient-centered skills and increase your professional opportunities.

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PhD Programs

Ready to create the next antiviral drug or develop an algorithm to make prescription costs more accessible? If so, one of our three diverse PhD programs can help elevate your impact.

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Continuing Education

Ready to take your career a step further? With our continuing education programs, you can expect to learn from top experts in trending health topics.

Top 15% of pharmacy schools

Top 10% in NIH funding

92% first-time NAPLEX pass rate

More than 1,300 rotation sites

95% of grads employed within 6 months

7 ACCP national award winners

Explore Our Campus

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Learn on an Interprofessional Team

From the first week on campus, you’ll engage in experiential and interprofessional training that prepares you for team-based pharmacy careers.

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See How We Come Together

Every challenge requires teamwork. This pandemic is no different. Good thing we’re used to rising to the occasion – together.

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View the Campus for Yourself

We can’t wait until we can welcome you to campus. But for now, take a 360 virtual tour of our 256-acre medical campus.

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Upcoming Events

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Skaggs Scholars Program Award Recipients Announced

The Skaggs Scholars Program awards research grants to recipients from the CU Pharmacy. The recipients were Heather Anderson, PhD, Christina Aquilante, PharmD, Kristina Brooks, PharmD, Shaodong Dai, PhD, Jed Lampe, PhD, Vanessa Phelan, PhD, and Laura Saba, PhD. 

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CU Pharmacy Alumna’s career blends pharmacy and business

2018 CU Pharmacy alumna Chelsea Sax reflects on her experience completing the PharmD program and entering the corporate sector as a managed care pharmacist with the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company Express Scripts.

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'I Want to Support Their Greatness'

CU Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Tina Brock, EdD, as its new Associate Dean for Education and Professor. Brock, who has a double bachelor’s degree in German and Pharmacy, previously worked for Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and many other pharmacy education teams.

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CU Pharmacy Alumnus Stacks the Cards in Career Choice

Career Services Manager Laurie Sein continues her conversations with CU alumni involved in new and novel fields of pharmacy. This time, Dmitriy Gekker, PharmD '20, takes center stage, discussing his role at STAQ Pharma as an intern production pharmacist.

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Use of antiparasitic drug for COVID-19 treatment leads to overdoses

Professor David Kroll, PhD, spoke with CGTN America regarding the use of ivermectin, saying that patients should be empowered to be partners in their own healthcare, but certain organizations have lead those who are skeptical of the vaccine astray. Dr. Kroll says vaccines are the best COVID fighters, and he worries that the resolution of the pandemic will be prolonged by misinformation. 

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Advocacy Champion Works to Improve Health Care, Outcomes for Patients With Cancer

Directions in Oncology Pharmacy is getting to know oncology pharmacy professionals through a series of interviews. In this issue, we talk to Ashley E. Glode, PharmD, BCOP, who was recently named an Advocacy Champion by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

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Young adult cannabis consumers nearly twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack, research shows

Professor Robert Page, PharmD, chair of the American Heart Association said that cannabis sold on the market today is much more potent than cannabis sold in the past 50 years. This follows a study that found out of 17% of adults who reported using cannabis within the previous month, 1.3% later had a heart attack while only 0.8% of non-cannabis users reported the same.

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Denver looks for solutions after increase in overdose deaths

Professor Robert Valuck, Director of the Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention at the University of Colorado, recently spoke with 9News on the increased substance abuse in Colorado saying, "I think there's awareness of it, but we really just need to put everything we have towards it.” There is a concern that the pandemic stressors led to a first misuse and will add to the increase in coming years.