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.


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

94% first-time NAPLEX pass rate

More than 1,300 rotation sites

95% of grads employed within 6 months

7 ACCP national award winners

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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.


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.

winter20 pharmacy perspectives

Pharmacists to prescribe, administer HIV prevention therapy in Colorado

As early as November 14, pharmacists in Colorado will be able to prescribe and dispense HIV prevention medications, making it one of the first states in the nation to allow patients to receive PrEP and PEP treatment directly from a pharmacist.


The ALSAM Foundation Funds Breakthrough Robotic Screening and Imaging

The ALSAM Foundation, a generous long-time benefactor to CU Pharmacy, has provided funds which will help fund a major new robotic high throughput/high content screening and imaging instrument dedicated to drug discovery.


Students Roll Up Their Sleeves (and Others’) to Prep for COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

With calls for help pouring in at an unusual rate, CU Pharmacy has responded to a need for vaccinators by prioritizing student training and mobilizing volunteers.


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.


COVID-19 vaccine could cost about 500,000 sharks their lives, experts say

Part of the cure for COVID-19 might be found in sharks dwelling deep in our oceans. Professor David Kroll, PhD, shares his expertise on squalene, an oil found in their livers and is often used to increase the effectiveness of vaccines.


CU Anschutz campus to get new technology that can cut screening time for new drug therapies in half

CU Anschutz announced the addition of new technology that researchers say could cut the screening time for new drug therapies in half. Professor Daniel Labarbera, PhD, and Associate Dean David Ross, PhD, discussed the impact that the unique technology will have on the school.


Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

Using marijuana has "the potential to interfere with prescribed medications" as well as "trigger cardiovascular conditions or events, such as heart attacks and strokes," said CU Pharmacy Professor Robert Page II, PharmD, who chaired an American Heart Association medical writing group.


Opioid crisis in Colorado could get worse amid pandemic

“People of course are paying attention to COVID-19. I am too, but the opioid crisis was still a major thing in and of its own, and it wasn’t showing much sign of abating anyway,” said Professor Rob Valuck, PhD. “We have to keep one eye on each.”