Prepare for the cutting edge of pharmacy practice with a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Wilkes University’s Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. Be an innovator who creates the future of pharmacy practice.
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Why Study Pharmacy at Wilkes?
In Wilkes University’s Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, you’ll join a close-knit “pharmily” of professionals passionate about improving patient care in a range of pharmacy settings. Our small class size ensures personalized attention with an emphasis on hands-on clinical training, new technologies, research and communication.
Real-world experiences begin as early as the first year, starting in community practice and followed by working with prescribers and clinical faculty in hospital pharmacy and telepharmacy. You may supplement your degree with a concentration in Spanish or public health. Or hone business skills by pursuing a dual PharmD/MBA.
Our graduates routinely exceed the national average pass rate on licensure exams. The Nesbitt School also matches student pharmacists seeking competitive post-graduate residency training at a higher rate than the national average.
What Will You Learn as a PharmD Student?
- Gain a strong foundation in basic sciences such as pharmaceutics, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, anatomy and physiology.
- You’ll learn clinical knowledge in therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and pathophysiology.
- Develop skills in physical assessment, patient counseling and clinical decision-making.
- Understand how psychology, sociology, economics, health policy and management impact successful practice.
- Cultivate interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and function in a team environment.
- Learn how to provide high-quality health care and make meaningful contributions to the science and practice of pharmacy.