As a leader in healthcare education, D’Youville is dedicated to building the next generation of pharmacy professionals and connecting them to early career success. Our ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, arriving in Fall 2022, is designed to offer you more flexibility through online delivery and six short, key on-campus learning experiences.
Plus, it features an accelerated trimester format that combines online coursework with on-campus lab intensives at the end of each term. This allows you to complete your studies in as few as three years—one year faster than traditional PharmD programs. You’ll be ready to enter the job market a year before peers at other institutions.
When you join our program, you’ll also be joining a community dedicated helping you reach your goals. Your faculty advisor will work with you throughout your education. When you’re ready for your clinicals, we’ll work with you to find a placement site anywhere in the U.S.
Complete six different pharmacy rotations lasting six weeks each.
As a graduate of our PharmD program, you’ll be equipped to practice at the top of your skills in clinical pharmacies, retail pharmacies, or research settings. Best of all? As of 2018, D’Youville College’s PharmD graduates have a 96% job placement rate.
Please note: this program is enrolling its inaugural class for the Fall 2022 term.
The D’Youville College School of Pharmacy participates in PharmCAS, the Pharmacy College Admission Service. To apply to the D’Youville Professional Pharmacy Program (PharmD), please complete the online PharmCAS application.
The PCAT is not required. However, if you have taken the PCAT, the D’Youville School of Pharmacy Admissions Committee will review and consider your test scores along with the entirety of your PharmCAS application.
You’ll need to submit:
Canadian Students: Due to the on-campus learning requirements you will need to obtain an F1 Visa
Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid is available for those who qualify and can be applied to full- and part-time status.
Entering the program with previous academic credit can help lower your cost. Below, you’ll find information about the potential cost of your program.
|Full Program Tuition||$19,056 per semester||$114,336|
|Pharmacy Clinical Modules, 900 level||$1,058 per credit||$38,088|
|Full Program Fees||$520 per semester||$4,680|
|Full Program Total||$157,104|
|Estimated First-Year Salary & Additional Earning Potential||$109,000|
|Balance After First-Year Earnings Included||$48,104|
Pharmacists are in demand and well compensated. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median national wage for pharmacists was $128,710 as of May 2020.
For more information about the job outlook for pharmacists, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.
Community pharmacists working in retail settings dispensing medications, advising patients on drug effects and interactions, and providing primary health care services such as flu and shingles vaccinations.
Clinical pharmacists work as part of an integrated healthcare team in in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings. They provide advice on dosage and timing of medications, efficacy of specific pharmaceuticals and their alternatives, and the role of medications in the treatment of a variety of health conditions and diseases.
Consultant pharmacists provide advice on medications to institutions such as hospitals or health insurance companies. Some consultant pharmacists also provide direct consultation to patients through their own private practices.
Industry pharmacists apply their knowledge to roles in the pharmaceutical industry in areas ranging from marketing to sales to research.