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.

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

#13 in NIH funding

93% 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 What Breakthrough Looks Like

Our students thrive on the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region while learning from award-winning faculty and acclaimed researchers.

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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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Meet the unsung heroes on the COVID-19 front lines

As the coronavirus pandemic grows, so does the reliance on health care workers around the world. From social media salutes to neighborhood parades, the world is finding innovative ways to applaud the efforts of the medical community on the front line of the fight against COVID-19.

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Former CU Pharmacy development director reflects on marching to Montgomery

When Sheldon Steinhauser returned to Alabama for the first time in 55 years and crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, he couldn’t help but feel the pain his fellow protestors suffered there so many years before.

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Page leads major scientific statement on cannabis and heart health

Professor Robert Page, PharmD, MSPH, FAHA recently served as chair of an American Heart Association (AHA) writing group that found cannabis use shows substantial risks and no benefits for cardiovascular health. The group also says more research is critical. Below is a news release from the AHA.

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Mallela partners with daughter to design artwork for muscular dystrophy research

Nimisha Mallela’s path as an artist has been on an upward trajectory ever since she started drawing at age seven. By 10, she completed some of her first full art pieces, and at 15, she began entering competitions. Her work has been published in student magazines.

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Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association's new scientific statement on marijuana.

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Helping Doctors Understand Cannabis

Some graduate schools are teaching health care workers about cannabis since many say they don’t feel prepared to answer patients' questions about it.

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NLA Releases Official Scientific Statement on Genetic Testing in Dyslipidemia

The National Lipid Association (NLA) today announced the release of its official scientific statement on the use of genetic testing in the diagnosis and management of patients with dyslipidemia.

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Opioid crisis in Colorado could get worse amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic overshadowed a long list of other problems that suddenly seemed less urgent in the wake of a deadly virus and its economic destruction.