Welcome, Prospective Pharmacy Student!


Since 1885, the UMKC School of Pharmacy has been dedicated to advancing health care through professional and graduate education, as well as research and service to the public and the profession. Please review the entire website to gain an overview of our programs. You are also welcome to set an appointment and visit our School in person.

The practice-level degree for pharmacists is the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. In order to become a pharmacist in the United States, a student must graduate from an accredited pharmacy program and successfully complete the national and state licensure exams. The Doctor of Pharmacy program at UMKC is a fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Pharmacy is an exciting and challenging profession. Please visit the FAQ's found on this webpage to learn more about our program and the exciting careers you can pursue with a Pharm.D. degree. As a student at the UMKC School of Pharmacy, you can obtain your education at one of three sites. All sites are connected virtually through live synchronous video conferencing technology. Students interact with professors and other students via classroom microphones, HD cameras, and other technology in a real time format.


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