Established in 1841, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is the fourth oldest school of pharmacy in the United States. As a leader in pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement, the School conducts cutting edge research and engages in a wide variety of professional practice activities to improve the health and well-being of citizens in the state of Maryland and beyond.
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is committed to providing future generations of pharmacists and researchers with the tools to become essential contributors in the dynamic health care arena. Through our innovative professional and graduate degree programs, students gain the knowledge and skills they need to excel in a variety of pharmacy and research careers.
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy offers both professional and graduate degree programs. Admission to these programs is highly competitive. Prospective students can review their chosen program's admission criteria for more information about how to apply.
As a top research school, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy applies an integrative approach to drug discovery and development, innovative patient care, and drug outcomes and their economic impact. Faculty are internationally recognized for their research in areas such as drug delivery mechanisms, cost impact studies, basic drug discovery and development, and disease management.
A leader in pharmacy practice, the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy improves the health of citizens in the state of Maryland and beyond through innovation, collaboration, and advocacy. Faculty are leaders in their fields, practicing in outpatient clinics, hospitals, mental health institutions, skilled nursing care facilities, community pharmacies, and academic health science centers.
Centers and programs located within the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provide public education, conduct research, and combine clinical and academic activities to help strengthen the public health infrastructure and provide quality health care and training in the state of Maryland and beyond.
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is a dynamic community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends, all working together to advance the School's mission. There are numerous opportunities to get involved in the life of the School, including becoming active in the Alumni Association, becoming a preceptor for our PharmD students, supporting a program or area of interest with a monetary gift, advocating for the pharmacy profession, or joining a student organization.
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