Doctor of Pharmacy
Make a Difference in the Lives of the People You Serve.
A Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Creighton University prepares you to provide a level of care that treats the whole person. Expand your knowledge of disease state management, prevention of disease, patient outcomes and wellness in a program that reflects changes in the practice of pharmacy in pharmaceutical care.
Graduates of the program are well positioned for employment in a wide range of health service settings, including private businesses, hospitals, clinics, government, military and academic and research institutions.
accredited online program in the United States
private pharmacy program in the United States
Pharmaceutical care is the direct, responsible provision of medication-related care to achieve definitive outcomes that improve a patient’s quality of life. Today’s pharmacy education focuses on:
- Patient data collection
- Medication therapy management and delivery
- Pharmacy care plan
- Patient counseling
- Patient monitoring and compliance
- Patient outcomes evaluation and documentation
Earn a dual degree that addresses all aspects of pharmaceutical practice
PharmD program graduates enter practice with strong basic knowledge, communication skills, critical thinking abilities and an empathic attitude toward their patients. Specialized clinical and internship programs are available to students who have particular interests in fields ranging from critical care to family medicine, pediatrics to gerontology, cardiology to home care and neurology to psychiatry.
Expand your options with a dual degree
Creighton also offers an opportunity for students in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions to obtain dual degrees. Currently students can obtain a PharmD/MBA or a PharmD/MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Technical support and assistance
All students in the School are provided dedicated technical support and assistance. Contact the service desk, view hours or learn more about technical requirements for all pathways.
Wondering if a distance pathway is right for you? Take the Online Learning Readiness Assessment.
"The Creighton family has made a positive and meaningful impact on me, and I hope one day I will be able to serve as a positive role model and give back to my Creighton community."
— Linh Nguyen, PharmD’19