College of Pharmacy  (COP)

Doctor Of Pharmacy (PHARMD): The PharmD professional program at Western University of Health Sciences is a four year program designed to train students for the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy. Students will need to complete a minimum of two years of preprofessional education at an accredited college or university before being admitted to the Pharm.D. program.

Masters Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS): The major focus of the Master of Science (MS) program in Pharmaceutical Sciences is to provide students with a strong research focus, training and skills in order to prepare them for careers in academia, pharmaceutical industry, or public/private research institutions.

PharmD International Pathway Program (PIP): The Western University College of Pharmacy offers a unique opportunity for American and/or foreign trained Pharmacists with a bachelor's degree (B.S. or equivalent) who wish to progress to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. Applicants are admitted with advanced standing into the second year of our traditional Pharm.D. curriculum thereby by-passing the first-year entirely. The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree awarded to the students in the international program is the same as those awarded to our students in the traditional Pharm.D. program.

Dean: Sunil Prabhu, PhD


Accreditation information:
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

  • students enrolled for academic year
  • Average student age is
  • students were awarded degrees / certifications in calendar year
  • alumni at the end of calendar year

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On-TimeGraduation Rate

Board Pass RatesFirst Time Test Takers

  • 2021 North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX): 92%
  • 2021 California Pharmacy Jurisprudence Exam (CPJE): 77.7%


Note: Placement statistics are self-reported by the students.