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Pharmacists practice health science focusing on safe and effective medication use and are prepared to offer support, counseling, and knowledge to patients and other health care providers. Graduates utilize knowledge in anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology in order to understand biochemical mechanisms of drug action, drug uses, therapeutic roles, side effects, potential drug interactions, and monitoring parameters. Educational experiences prepare graduates to interpret and communicate this specialized knowledge to patients, physicians, health care providers, and the general public. The Oregon State University/Oregon Health & Science University (OSU/OHSU) Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) graduates are eligible for licensure as a pharmacist anywhere in the United States and are prepared to advance patient care solutions with creativity and confidence.
Review our student performance data to learn more about how our Pharm.D. students are doing during and after pharmacy school.
The College of Pharmacy has created an online video version of our popular admissions workshop! This workshop contains information about applying to the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
All admissions workshops include information on what to look for in a college of pharmacy, how to apply, OSU's application process, preparing personal statements, letters of recommendation, and more! See the calendar on the College of Pharmacy website and the admissions Facebook page for information on upcoming workshops.
For more information about the Pharm.D. program, please see the Frequently Asked Questions page.
If you want to learn more after reviewing the information on this website, or if you're not finding the information you're looking for, please contact a College of Pharmacy advisor. You can reach us by telephone at 541-737-3424 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.