Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

CUW’s Doctor of Pharmacy program prepares you to provide patient-centered pharmaceutical care. You’ll work closely with patients and other healthcare providers to meet the physical, mental and spiritual needs of each patient.
The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree is the only professional degree in pharmacy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the national pharmacy accrediting agency.

Program Highlights

  • Actual pharmacy practice experiences during your first year
  • Well-planned, high quality rotations
  • Small class sizes and personalized instruction from professors
  • New state-of-the art pharmacy building
  • Interdisciplinary educational opportunities
  • Caring faculty with extensive pharmaceutical/educational backgrounds
  • Community service to foster an appreciation for others and their needs
  • Faith-based environment dedicated to your spiritual, mental and physical well-being
  • Multiple student organizations for networking and social opportunities
  • Close proximity to hospitals, clinics and pharmacies in downtown Milwaukee

Degree Details

Credit hours required: 148

Entrance Requirements

For information about our entrance requirements, please contact the Office of Student Affairs. We’re happy to discuss your personal academic qualifications.


School of Pharmacy coursework and practice experiences span a period of four years.

  • During the first three years students learn about the practice of pharmacy through coursework and experiential education at professional sites 
  • The fourth year consists of advanced experiential rotations held at practice sites across the state and nation
  • The curriculum is designed to prepare students to meet the CUWSOP Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) Standards and Guidelines

See our course catalog for our full curriculum.

Accreditation Disclosure Statement

Concordia University Wisconsin’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

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Chicago, IL 60603
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