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For more than 125 years, the UMKC School of Pharmacy has continued its mission to educate, innovate, discover, engage, and serve to improve health. Our pharmacy professional degree program is nationally recognized for community engagement and service learning, and our graduate programs and research activities have led us to consistently rank in the top third of pharmacy schools from the National Institutes of Health. Further, our American Pharmacist Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists chapter is recognized as one of the top seven in the country.

We offer rewarding learning and career experiences for students, faculty and staff in both urban and more rural settings with sites throughout Missouri in Kansas City, Columbia and Springfield. As our graduates continue to impact the health of Missourians, we continue to strive to serve others in an altruistic manner, enriching our community through our leadership and seeking excellence in all that we do.

Accreditation

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The HLC is an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The HLC accredits, and thereby grants membership in the Commission and in the NCA, degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central Region.

The UMKC School of Pharmacy (SOP) Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org. ACPE is the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy. The UMKC School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy Program is accredited through June 30, 2024.