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Doctor of Pharmacy

A Nationally Ranked PharmD Program

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.

Find your pharmacy pathway 

Students can choose between three different pathways leading to their PharmD degree. 

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Entry-level PharmD Program – Omaha Pathway

Students in the Omaha Pathway earn their degree in a full-time traditional campus setting. The learning environment includes board-certified pharmacy faculty committed to interprofessional research collaboration, a state-of-the-art skills lab and clinical experiences across the country

Entry-level PharmD Program – Distance Pathway

Creighton launched the first accredited web-based distance PharmD pathway in the country in 2001. The pathway covers the same material as the traditional Omaha campus program but offers students the flexibility of completing coursework during distance education technology.

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Entry-level PharmD Program – Phoenix Hybrid Pathway

We welcomed our first pharmacy students in 2021 to Creighton's new health sciences facility in midtown Phoenix. Our partnership in the Creighton University Arizona Health Education Alliance gives students access to hands-on experiences in prominent Phoenix-area healthcare facilities.

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PharmD Program Curriculum

The Creighton PharmD curriculum is designed to provide knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes and values to deliver patient-centered care.

The content, skills and outcomes of the curriculum are purposefully structured around a spiraling Introduce-Reinforce-Demonstrate (IRD) curricular model.

Program Goals

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:



Pharmacy Dual Degree Programs

The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions offers two dual degree programs for pharmacy students. A dual degree gives students a competitive edge in the workforce and career options.

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