May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Pharmacy Practice PharmD

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The pharmacy practice four-year professional program, enables one to work as a licensed pharmacist, interacting with patients and other health care practitioners for matters involving treatment by medications. Our curriculum is designed to prepare students to serve as contemporary, compassionate, creative and scholarly practitioners, educators, researchers and leaders in the advancement of the pharmacy profession. The coursework involves biomedical sciences, clinical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice, and is integrated with patient-centered practice experiences.

PharmD Required Courses

Our PharmD curriculum is designed to prepare you to be “practice ready” upon graduation and act as caring, ethical, respectful and scholarly pharmacy practitioners while serving as leaders in the advancement of the pharmacy profession.

Electives and Options (minimum 12 credits)

Elective courses provide you with an opportunity to enhance your knowledge, skills and professional attitude beyond that provided by the core curriculum. Students are required to take 6-13 elective credit hours, depending on their entering term (see Academic Advisement Report). Carefully review the elective policy here and elective options and within interest areas on our website.


The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences reserves the right to change courses as needed in order to achieve curricular outcomes in accordance with Accreditation Standards and Guidelines.

To assist with integration of IPPE topics, Pioneer Rx Pharmacy Software is used to enhance the learning experience for students through hands-on simulations featuring the functions and workflow processes found in pharmacies.

Total Credit Hours: 142.5

3.0 Degree GPA required


Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 142.5 Hours


  • 4 Years

Application Fee

  • $150

Program Contact

Jennifer Rosenberg
274 Pharmacy Building
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-645-2825

SED Statement

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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