PharmD Program

Interested in becoming a medication expert who makes a difference in the lives of patients? With a PharmD, you could care for patients in a hospital or clinic, tailor-make drugs to meet specific patient needs, research groundbreaking treatments to diseases and so much more.

Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is a four-year professional program that will give you the foundation to work in a variety of dynamic careers. It’s the only degree that will prepare you to become a practicing licensed pharmacist in the U.S. Experience our premier PharmD education at our state-of-the-art medical campus. With our exceptional program, you can kickstart your journey with just 47 prerequisite credit hours and even earn your BS degree alongside your PharmD studies! Plus, the Remote Pathway option provides even more flexibility: 

Explore the PharmD Remote Pathway


Explore a career in pharmacy

Begin your health care journey by learning about drug therapies and meeting health professionals who change the lives of patients. As part of the health care team, pharmacists are medication experts who are actively involved with patient care in hospitals, clinics, community practice, research and more! There are several ways to explore pharmacy and the critical role pharmacists play.


1-on-1 Sessions

There are many opportunities to explore, engage, and experience all that pharmacy has to offer! Sign up for a one on one session with one of our recruiters so we can identify ways to get your career planning needs met. Each session is tailored to your individual needs and questions. 

If none of these times work for you, please reach out to us directly at to find something that will!


Campus Tours

Engage with faculty members, connect with current students, take a campus tour, and learn about the profession during one of our campus visit days. As part of your visit, you’ll have a chance to ask questions about our program and see what makes the world-class CU Anschutz Medical Campus so special.

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In The News

From winning national pharmacy competitions to blazing new career trails, our pharmacy students, faculty and alumni are making their mark on the world of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Check out the School's newsroom below and see how CU Pharmacy is making a difference in the lives of patients across the state and around the world.

Upcoming Events

One of the keys to getting into pharmacy school is to apply early. So, start talking to our recruitment team now to better understand your options. Did you know that you don’t have to have your bachelor’s degree to enter the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy? And, that you can apply to school while you’re completing your prerequisites? Schedule a 1-on-1 session with one of our team members to get more information. 


Looking for information about tuition and financial aid? You came to the right place.

At CU Pharmacy, we offer endowed scholarships to help students through the program. You can find more information about each scholarship on the tuition and financial aid page.

We also encourage you to apply for financial aid. Check out our brief overview of the financial aid process so you can get started right away.

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