The future of pharmacy starts here.



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.

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Explore Our Programs


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.


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.


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.


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.

Vaccination Efforts

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

91% 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


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.


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.


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.


Upcoming Events


Fulbright Sends O'Bryant to Nigeria

Professor Cindy O’Bryant, PharmD recently received a Fulbright Specialist Program award and traveled to Nigeria after completing a project at PINK BLUE Health & Psychological Trust Centre there. The Centre aims to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships benefiting participants, institutions, and communities both in the US and overseas through a variety of educational and training within the field of public/global health.


Introverted Pharmacist Spreads Wings for Business Intelligence Career

CU Pharmacy Career Services Manager Laurie Sein chatted with Przemek Lott, PharmD ’19, recently about his journey to becoming a business intelligence pharmacy practitioner.


P1 Brings Drive and Navajo Culture to the First Remote PharmD Cohort

P1 Diedre Greyeyes is part of the remote PharmD cohort. She has a BS in kinesiology, an MS in public health, and is working toward an MBA in data analytics – while working on her Doctor of Pharmacy! A member of the Navajo Nation, Greyeyes decided to get her PharmD after working with pharmacists to accurately gather COVID-19 data for the Nation.


CU Professor Gives Hand and Heart to HeLa Legacy: Medicine’s Gift Ungiven

Many people know the story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cancer cells, unknowingly taken from her 70 years ago, changed medical research, but few know the tale like #CUPharmacy Professor David Kroll, who used those cells as a graduate student and continues to pay tribute to the woman’s legacy today. 


Demand at pharmacies ramps up as COVID-19 vaccine booster shots approved

Associate professor and executive director of the Colorado Pharmacists Society, Emily Zadvorny, PharmD appeared on Channel 9 News to discuss the heightened demands that pharmacies are experiencing as more people seek out COVID boosters.


Robotic technology takes us into a new era of drug discovery

A cutting-edge robot that will cut screening time for new drugs in half to get more effective therapies to people and animals is busy doing lifesaving work. Professor Dan LaBarbera, PhD is the founding director of the Center for Drug Discovery at CU Anschutz.


New tool to help speed up life-saving drug treatments

The new Center for Drug Discovery was featured on Channel 9 news. On the day of its airing the story, titled “New tool to help speed up life-saving drug treatments,” received the most views on the station’s Youtube channel!


How COVID-19 Variants Could Outsmart Vaccines

Professor Krishna Mallela, PhD, along with Vaibhav Upadhyay, Alexandra Lucas, Sudipta Panja, and Ryuki Miyauchi had research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Dr. Mallela was also featured in this Discover magazine article title, “How COVID-19 Variants Could Outsmart Vaccines,” in which he discusses the implications of this research.