Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Program Details

Next Start Date: Fall 2021
Credit Hours: 141-145
Cost Per Credit: See Tuition Chart
Estimated Completion Time: 3 years

D’Youville School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Earn your PharmD in as little as 3 years with a pharmacy program designed to connect your passion for healthcare to a rewarding career serving your community.

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 program is designed to provide flexibility around you and your schedule through online delivery and six short, key on-campus learning experiences.

When you join our program, you’ll also be joining a community dedicated to supporting you and helping you reach your goals. Your faculty advisor will work with you throughout your education and when you’re ready for your clinicals we’ll work with you to find a placement anywhere in the U.S. from your backyard to the hometown of your future.

Our ACPE-accredited program is designed to allow graduates to practice at a level that opens paths to work at the top of their skills and in new and expanding roles. Our focus on helping build the pharmacists of the future leads to a 96% job placement rate and high salaries in careers ranging from clinical to research to retail settings.

Courses and Requirements

Take the next step toward career advancement

The three-year Online PharmD allows you to complete your PharmD a year earlier than traditional four-year programs. Our accelerated trimester curriculum combines online coursework with key on-campus laboratory skills learning experiences at the end of each trimester. This allows students to enter the workforce faster and gain an additional year of earning potential.

Admission Requirements

The D’Youville School of Pharmacy participates in PharmCAS, the Pharmacy College Admission Service. To apply to D’Youville Professional Pharmacy Program (PharmD) complete the online PharmCAS application.

The PCAT is not required. However, if the PCAT test is taken and submitted to the D’Youville School of Pharmacy via PharmCAS the Admissions Committee will review and consider the test score with the entirety of that Candidate’s PharmCAS application.

You’ll need to submit:

  • Results of the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT, code 104);
  • Official transcripts from all colleges previously attended;
  • Three letters of reference from academic professors, employers or supervisors, and faculty or healthcare advisors;
  • TOEFL scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English. TSE is required if TOEFL score is less than 600 paper, 250 computer, or 100 internet. TSE minimum score of 40 is required. Test reports must be reported to PharmCAS. The TOEFL test is not required for students who have attended an English speaking institution for two or more years. Students who complete D’Youville’s Intensive English Program do not need to submit TOEFL scores.

International Students

  • Non-US citizens, who have attended a foreign (non-English speaking) institute for their college coursework, must take the TOEFL and TSE and have the results reported to PharmCAS
  • All foreign transcripts must be verified through PharmCAS, World Education Services (WES), Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE), or Josef Silny & Associates

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid can be applied to full- and part-time status.

The tuition breakdown follows our cohort, trimester model. Completing in 3-years versus 4-years allows for an additional year of high-salary earning power.

What will my degree cost?
Cost Total
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

Career Outcomes

Pharmacists are in demand and well compensated. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median starting wage for pharmacists in 2019 was over $128,090.

For more information about the job outlook for pharmacists, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Financial Aid

D’Youville is committed to ensuring every student can afford a quality education. All D’Youville online students are matched with a personal tuition planner, who works closely with you to understand your options.

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Military Students

D’Youville has been recognized as a top military-friendly school. Service members, their spouses, and their children may all be eligible for certain services and education benefits.

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