• With the scientific mindset of a UCSF PharmD, you’ll be ready to adapt and lead in a constantly changing health care environment.

  • You’ll be inspired by the diversity and vibrancy of the San Francisco Bay Area, while learning as a UCSF PharmD student.

  • UCSF’s PharmD program offers you a limitless future in health care and beyond.

  • With a UCSF PharmD, you’ll be ready to transform health care for patients and communities.

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  • The UCSF PharmD will prepare you as a skilled professional who takes a patient-centered approach to health care.

  • As a UCSF PharmD student, you’ll be surrounded by accomplished individuals who will challenge and inspire you to excel.

Will you be a pharmacist with a keen scientific mindset and unmatched professional skillset—a pharmacist who:

  • Cares expertly and compassionately for the therapeutic needs of your patients?
  • Actively seeks and finds ways to improve the health of your patients?
  • Excels in the midst of high-speed changes in pharmacy and health care?

If yes, then the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program at UC San Francisco will prepare you well.

Learn about the UCSF PharmD curriculum

  • Strong academic foundation of scientific thinking
  • Patient centered
  • Highly integrated progressive learning
  • Rigorous—three years, year round
  • Expert teaching faculty at the frontiers of science and practice
  • Graduates ready to build on their pharmacy expertise through advanced training

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Explore student life and support

  • Opportunities to grow through UCSF clubs, organizations, and activities
  • Support from experienced staff and comprehensive student services
  • San Francisco—one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world

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You have a lot to consider when applying to pharmacy school. We have insights to share.

Get the inside scoop from Admissions Director Joel W. Gonzales in his blog, Reports From The Pharm. You’ll find helpful hints and information for prospective UCSF pharmacy students.


Next application deadline: November 1, 2018 for summer 2019 entry

University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 190 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60603, 312/664-3575; FAX, 312/664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.