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 fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Pharmacy is an exciting and challenging profession. Please explore our site to learn more about our program and the variety of career options you can pursue with a Pharm.D. degree.

Policies and Procedures

This page contains policies specifically related to your coursework (coursework policies) and additional policies and processes related to your academic and professional student life at the School of Pharmacy.

Coursework Policies

UMKC Syllabus Components can be found at this link and include:

  • Academic Calendar
  • Academic Honesty
  • Academic Inquiry, Course Discussion and Privacy
  • Attendance Policy
  • Campus Safety
  • Disability Support Services
  • English Proficiency Statement
  • UMKC Grade Appeal Policy
  • Discrimination Grievance Procedures for Students
  • Statement of Human Rights

Links to School of Pharmacy Coursework Policies:

Grade Appeal Policy (PDF)
Inclement Weather and Campus Closure Policy (PDF)
Standards of Professional Attire and Classroom Etiquette (PDF)
Professional and Ethical Behavior Standards (PDF)
Remediation Policy (PDF)
Sharing of Graded Group Work (PDF)
Student Success Program (PDF)
Student UMKC Email Account Requirement (PDF)
Transmission Failures Policy (PDF)
Universal Testing Procedures –Student Version (PDF)

Curriculum Policies

Academic Procedures and Definitions (PDF)
Policies and Procedures Governing Academic Standing for Doctor of Pharmacy Students (Progression Policy) (PDF)

Program Policies and Procedures

ACPE Complaint Policy (PDF)
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy (PDF)
Building Access and After Hours Access Application Form
Consent Form for Recordings and Photography (PDF)
Course Evaluation Administration Policy for Students (PDF)
Criminal Background Checks (PDF)
Co-Curricular Policy (PDF)
Honor Council Procedure (PDF)
Immunization Requirements 2017-2018 (PDF)
Minimal Technical Standards for Pharm.D. Admission, Matriculation and Graduation (PDF)
Noncredit Requirements 2017-2018 (PDF)
Petition Form (Word)
Pharmacy Student Laptop/Tablet Policy
Pharm.D. Student Health Insurance Requirement (PDF)
Reference Release (PDF)
School of Pharmacy Class and Seminar Room Request Form (Word)
Students Sending/Posting Announcements (PDF)
Student Behavior Reporting Form (Word)
Student Procedures to Access Their Educational Record (PDF)
UMKC and MSU Locker Policy (PDF)
Urine Drug Screens for IPPE and APPE Students (PDF)