Doctor of Pharmacy

Program Description

The Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program, fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), provides educational training and experience in accord with ACPE standards and guidelines required of entry-level positions in all areas of contemporary pharmacy practice. Pharmacy graduates train for careers in all professional practice settings. Graduates may also choose from diverse opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry, government, or education and more. Board-certified specialties for pharmacists are available in multiple areas, including ambulatory care, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, infectious diseases, nuclear pharmacy, nutrition support services, oncology, pediatrics, psychiatric pharmacy, and solid organ transplantation.

The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. program is a four-year, full-time, in-person, professional doctoral program. Students spend the first three years in the classroom and spend the fourth year completing 9, one-month rotations in various pharmacy settings including but not limited to community, hospital, clinical services, social and administrative services, and more. 

OUCOP is fully accredited through the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE), the accrediting body for all U.S. pharmacy schools. Current accreditation status, renewed in 2020, is valid through 2028. Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652,

OUCOP is regionally accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools via the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (

The college currently resides on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in Oklahoma City. 

Doctor of Pharmacy