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For more than 130 years, the UMKC School of Pharmacy has continued its mission to educate, innovate, discover, engage and serve to improve health.

With sites in Kansas City, Columbia and Springfield, our academic programs, nationally recognized for community engagement and service learning, offer rewarding learning and career experiences in both urban and rural settings for students, faculty and staff. Our students and graduates strive to improve the health of the residents of Missouri as they serve others, model leadership and seek excellence in all that they do.


To educate, innovate, discover, engage and serve to improve health.


Shaping the future of health care, improving lives.

Core Values

  • Leadership — We lead with courage and vision while considering the needs of our people.
  • Professionalism — We act with integrity, honesty, reliability, ethics, moral courage, humility, respect and accountability.
  • Service orientation — We serve others in an altruistic and cooperative manner.
  • Community — We care about others by being a learning organization that enriches and values our human wealth and promotes civility, diversity and mutual respect.
  • Collaboration — We engage in creative partnerships locally and globally to advance health education, research and practice.
  • Innovation — We seek and develop resources, infrastructure and knowledge to promote discovery.
  • Excellence — We strive for excellence in all we do.