CUW’s comprehensive pharmacy experience

The PharmD program at Concordia University Wisconsin is career-focused program built for students who want to make a difference in the lives of others. Our manageable four-year program offers the balance you need to engage in cutting-edge research, practice hands-on field work experience, and gain pivitol clinical experience all while solidifying your unique story in how you’ll make a difference as a pharmacist.

Ranked by graduates as a top choice

CUW SOP scores 13% higher than the national average of pharmacy school graduates who feel “If I were starting my pharmacy program over again, I would choose the same School of Pharmacy.” CUW also carries a 74% PGY1 residency match rate which ranks in the top 25% of schools nationwide in residency placement.

10:1 student faculty ratio
>99% job placement
74% PGY1 residency match rate

Excellent return on investment

CUW is Student-focused, and career minded. It provides both a great education and opportunities to create unique experiences you wouldn’t get a large institution. You’ll get a world-class education made up of 148 credits while also enjoying your summer and winter breaks free from classes through the end of your third year in the program. This gives you the necessary time to refresh and recharge as you prepare for your professional career as a pharmacist. With a 99% job placement rate, you can be confident your degree from Concordia will land you the competitive job you’re seeking.

What our students have to say:

Emily Brekke

Jacob Kaufman

What our students are saying

"CUW really cares about their students in every aspect. They teach us to be well rounded people and I appreciate that very much. I love CUW and I was blessed to have gotten my education from here. The professors are beyond dedicated and I appreciate that a lot, it truly makes a difference with the positive morale that CUW has!"

 

From AACP Graduating Student Survey 2019

Top curriculum in a proven 4-year model

Curriculum is constantly being improved in our proven 4-year training model. Our manageable four-year program offers the balance you need to engage in cutting-edge research, practice hands-on field work experience, and gain pivotal clinical experience. If you are interested in a dual degree, we offer three for you to choose from. Concordia’s School of Pharmacy also offers you unique opportunities for interprofessional development. All of this learning takes place in state-of-the-art pharmacy facilities. Schedule a visit to see for yourself.

What students and faculty have to say:

Luiggi Perez Soto

Anne LaDisa

What our students are saying

"CUW is a wonderful university that strives to make students short and long-term goals a reality. The staff and programs are diverse and open up many doors for every student and the experiences that I gained I will carry throughout my entire career as a pharmacist."

 

From AACP Graduating Student Survey 2019

Make a difference through research

CUW SOP scores 14% higher than the national average in students who said “I was aware of opportunities to participate in research activities with faculty.” It’s important to get research experience so you know what kind of work you want to do when you graduate. Do you want to work in a lab, clinic, or other healthcare setting? With Concordia Unviersity School of Pharmacy, you are exposed to many research opportunities to build your skills and build you resume. We understand research means more than just research. It means making a difference in your community and working a field that makes a difference. “Ultimately, I chose CUWSOP because of the mission statement the school presents. My goal is to not only be a pharmacist, but a servant leader in the healthcare community. Through my career, I want to improve the lives of others, while advancing the profession and creating better outcomes. The people and environment at CUW will confidently help me reach these goals.” -Jason Chladek, class of 2021.

What students and faculty have to say:

McKenna Brust

Nancy Stoehr

 

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Explore our student-centered School of Pharmacy.

Concordia's School of Pharmacy offers an inspired, supportive atmosphere that complements the University mission by nurturing the mind, body, and spirit of each student. We work to support the individual aspirations of each student, and make a difference in the lives of others. Join us in creating community change and serving patients through a career in pharmacy at Concordia University.