Doctor of Pharmacy

Campbell University is one of the best pharmacy schools in North Carolina. The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree is the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ largest program, with more than 25 years of credible training history. Our pharmacy graduates have maintained an average of 98 percent passage rate on the national pharmacy board exams over the last 30 years and continue to build a legacy as successful leaders, innovators and contributors to the pharmacy profession.

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Why students choose Campbell

Students choose Campbell University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program for the following reasons:

  • Caring faculty with open door policy
  • Friendly and engaging campus environment
  • Dedication to service and emphasis on care to rural and underserved areas
  • Commitment to developing a diverse student body
  • Innovative dual degree programs
    • Public Health, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Sciences and MBA
  • Numerous scholarship opportunities
    • The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences awarded over $1.5 M in scholarships last year
  • Clinical/patient care experiences at some of the world’s premiere clinical institutions
  • Won all three pharmacy competitions:
    • ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge
    • ASHP Clinical Skills Competition
    • APhA Patient Counseling Competition
  • Interdisciplinary training environment
  • Interactive application of material through a systems-based curriculum
  • Leadership opportunities
  • 98% average board passage rate over the last 25 years – 10 years at 100%
  • Residency match rates higher than the national average
  • Opportunities for domestic and international missions
  • Affordable housing
  • Academic support including:
    • Free tutoring
    • Recorded lectures
    • Individual appointments for time management, learning styles & study skills
  • Professional development for careers in healthcare:
    • Annual career day
    • On-Campus interview opportunities with employers
    • Resume and curriculum vitae workshops and review
    • Networking opportunities
    • Access to alumni
    • Opportunities to serve along side faculty and staff on Campbell Pharmacy committees

Our Curriculum

In addition the benefits of Campbell University’s Doctor of Pharmacy program listed above, we have redesigned the PharmD curriculum to begin in fall 2017.

Our four-year curriculum combines classroom learning with experiential rotations. During the first three years of the PharmD program, students will progress through our newly designed curriculum, which integrates pharmaceutical and clinical sciences. Our curriculum focuses on developing students’ foundational knowledge, application of science to practice, and personal and professional development in order to prepare student pharmacists to be leaders in pharmacy practice and the health sciences.

The new systems-based block schedule includes:

  • More clinical integration between courses and within courses
  • Continuous intentional application to increase material reinforcement
  • Increased focus on pharmacy practice skills, personal and professional development,
    team work, and communication skills

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