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The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy is ranked sixth in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report.

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Undergraduate Programs

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Our undergraduate programs are flexible in design and give students unique training to pursue careers in a variety of health science fields.

PharmD

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The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program develops exemplary patient care providers who serve as the responsible medication experts in the healthcare delivery system. 

MS/PhD

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We offer a variety of graduate programs including: PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Health-System Pharmacy Administration, or a residency.

Early Assurance Program (EAP)

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EAP is for prospective first-year students interested in becoming licensed pharmacists. Acceptance to the program guarantees admission to the PharmD program.

Online Programs

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Ohio State has two completely online pharmacy-related degrees. Advance your education from anywhere in the country.

Continuing Professional Development

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We offer online and in-person training to help meet the diverse needs of today’s practicing pharmacists. 

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Become part of a top-ranked pharmacy school that is transforming patient care.

We prepare our students with the breadth and depth of knowledge they need to take on the world's most complex health care issues. Located right across the street from one of America's best hospitals and connected with six other health science colleges, our students can grow professionally by exploring passions outside of pharmacy and networking with unparalleled medical professionals.

Our students have access to resources that could only be available at a large university, like state-of-the-art laboratories and experiential learning at top pharmacy companies. And even though it might feel like a big place, when you join the Buckeye family, you become a part of a tight-knit community that goes wherever you do.

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Our college is home to world-renowned researchers who are leading their fields of study.

Some of our 2016-2017 accomplishments include:

  • 205 peer reviewed publications
  • Filing 34 patents, four licenses, and 11 active licensing deals
  • Ranked top ten in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding ($10,555,910)
  • Ranked top 15 in overall research funding among colleges of pharmacy ($12,178,429)

We are improving the lives of patients through local and global community engagement.

From 2016-2017, we:

  • Completed more than 10,000 volunteer hours
  • Served over 98,000 patients
  • Disseminated 51 scholarly works on our engagement activities
  • Engaged with 234 locations
  • Obtained more than $500,000 in grant dollars
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Students

Join a profession that empowers people across the globe to live healthier, better lives.

When you choose a career in pharmacy, you become an essential part of the healthcare team; you become one of the most trusted healthcare professionals at the forefront of care, with opportunities to make medical advancements throughout the healthcare industry, in the community and at the hospital bedside.

Using a combination of health, science, technology, business, math and communication, pharmacists have the opportunity to improve the well-being of patients all over the world. The evolving field now provides a wider range of career opportunities than ever before.

Pharmacists can serve as drug scientists, medication experts, patient counselor and critical healthcare resources. They have a direct influence on medication management – improving the health and quality of life of patients – and directly contribute to the growing field of drug discovery and personalized medicine—changing the way diseases are treated and prevented in the future.  

Discover the life a career in pharmacy can offer you.

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The College of Pharmacy by the Numbers

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rank in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among all colleges of pharmacy
95
percent of students who pass the NAPLEX on their first attempt
372,364
grant dollars funding Outreach & Engagement efforts
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