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


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.

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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

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


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.

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Upcoming Events


Jeffres Publishes in JAMA Surgery Journal

New research from Meghan Jeffres, PharmD, which was recently published in JAMA Surgery, indicates that common antibiotic can safely be given to most surgery patients despite penicillin allergy.


Graduate Takes the Reins of National Organization

Dr. Sandra Leal, a 1999 PharmD graduate and EVP of TabulaRasa Healthcare, is the new president of the American Pharmacists Association.


Published Research Supports Expanding Insurance Coverage of Non-invasive Prenatal Testing

A new study by assistant professor Brett McQueen, PhD, in conjunction with Illumina and Harvard Pilgrim, supports expanding coverage of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to pregnant women less than 35 years of age.


One year into the pandemic, students provide telecare to isolated older adults

To break social isolation, students from across campus are building relationships with seniors through telecare phone calls.


CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh Volunteers For Novavax COVID Vaccine Clinical Trial

P4 Eric Hartsfield is working as an intern at the VA Hospital at CUAnschutz, where a Novavax COVID-19 vaccine trial is taking place. Eric recently administered a shot to CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh who chronicled her experience


Colo Lawmaker Won’t Get COVID Vaccine, Instead Takes Equine Deworming Meds

Professor David Kroll served as the featured expert in an article on a state representative who is encouraging followers to use ivermectin, instead of a vaccine to prevent against COVID-19 infection. Ivermectin is an anti-parasitic drug widely used for livestock and pets.


The US spends a lot on prescription medications. Here's what Colorado is doing to help you pay less

Gina Moore, an associate professor for CU Pharmacy and the former president of the Colorado Pharmacist Society, spoke about the cost of prescription medications in the US and what Colorado is doing to lower those costs.


As HIV infection rates rise in Colorado, pharmacies can now prescribe preventative pills

Julie Malhotra, along with Emily Zadvorny, discussed the importance of this therapy and pharmacists’ role in delivering it with the Colorado Sun. The CU Pharmacy Continuing Education Office is offering the mandatory training that pharmacists must complete before administering the drug.