The future of pharmacy starts here.




 

110year-logo 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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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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CU Pharmacy Announces 2021 Alumni Awardees

The Alumni Association for the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is proud to unveil the recipients for its second annual alumni awards. This year's honorees are Lucas Smith, PharmD '14 and Boris Tabakoff, RPh '66, PhD '70.

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Upping Her Game: Pharmacy Instructor Gets Creative in the Classroom

Slaying creepy bugs with an arsenal of foreign firearms or being thrown into an escape room where the entire Front Range population dies if they fail are just average tasks for Meghan Jeffres’ students.

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Study Sheds Light on Mechanism of Liposome Accumulation in Tumors

Dmitri Simberg, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in CU Pharmacy and a CU Cancer Center member, has released the results of a new study of the effectiveness of different types of fluorescent labels used to monitor the accumulation of liposomes in tumors.

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Treatment Gets Personal with Advances in Precision Medicine

Pharmacogenomics, known as personalized medicine, is allowing pharmacy experts to design custom drugs and treatment approaches based on an individual's genome. Assistant professor Yee Ming Lee is focused on bringing pharmacogenomics into clinical practice to impact patient outcomes.

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Denver looks for solutions after increase in overdose deaths

Professor Robert Valuck, Director of the Colorado Consortium, 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.

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Colorado Pharmacists Face the Threat of Burnout

“The pandemic has been a tale of two realities for us,” says Emily Zadvorny, CU Pharmacy faculty member and the executive director of the Colorado Pharmacists Society. “Across the country, pharmacists have delivered millions of vaccines on top of what pharmacists and techs do every day,” Zadvorny says.

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5 Things You Need to Consider Before Taking Any Supplement

Senior Instructor Monika Nuffer, PharmD, tells SELF, supplement labels must include the following disclaimer: “This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.” That statement, however, might differ markedly from what supplements manufacturers claim, she cautions.

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CU Pharmacy Students Compete With Each Other To Help Vaccination Effort

At the beginning of the semester, CUPharmacy challenged students to get extracurricular experience in working with vaccine distribution. Through the end of March, students have helped to administer more than 26,000 doses.