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.


Since 1885, the UMKC School of Pharmacy has been shaping the future of health care and improving the lives of patients and their families by educating the next generation of pharmacists. Review the entire website to learn more about our school and the Pharm.D. programs. You are also welcome to schedule an appointment and visit our school in person.

Pre-pharmacy Course Requirements for the Doctor of Pharmacy Program(PDF)
Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum (PDF)
Pharm.D. Application Instructions
College-Course Transfer Sheets
Course Descriptions
Cost of Attendance
Pharmacy Financial Aid and Scholarships
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