We Prepare Doctors of Pharmacy to Lead in 21st Century Health Care
Today, pharmacists go far beyond the counter, applying their expertise and serving patients in new ways. As an innovator in education for the health professions, UNE empowers you to be medication experts, wellness consultants, and primary caregivers — ready to lead in the new world of pharmacy.
Here's What Makes UNE Different
Interprofessional education teaches you to lead in team-based care.
As a UNE pharmacy student, you receive interprofessional training alongside future physicians, dentists, physical therapists, and other training health professionals, so you are able to lead in today’s collaborative health care field.
Diverse learning opportunities give you career flexibility.
Global travel courses. Multiple rotations at workplaces in downtown Portland, in nearby communities, and throughout rural Maine. Research with faculty. You experience a wide range of learning environments.
A cutting-edge simulation lab helps prepare you for clinical care.
UNE’s Sim Lab is an authentic hospital environment with state-of-the-art robotic patient simulators. Here, you gain real-life clinical experience without the real-life risk. Watch a Sim Lab video.
Graduate success means we're a strong return on investment.
Career mentorship is part of UNE's Pharm.D. program, and it shows in our career placement record: 100% of the class of 2016 was employed within 6 months of graduation! (January '17 survey)
Merit Scholarships Available
Merit scholarships are available to incoming Doctor of Pharmacy students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement.
The UNE College of Pharmacy has provided me with an invaluable set of skills that I utilize every day, one of the most important being the ability to collect and analyze evidence-based information.
—Kayla Stewart, Pharm.D. '14, reproductive health clinical team lead at Apothecary By Design
Explore our Programs
Doctor of Pharmacy
Gain the knowledge and expertise needed for 21st century pharmacy careers through our four-year, fully accredited Pharm.D. program.
Pre-Professional Pharmacy Program
This two-year, pre-professional program provides the coursework necessary for admission into the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
Pharmacy Residency Program
Build upon your doctoral studies, gain clinical practice expertise, and hone leadership skills with our community residency program.
Live and Study in Portland, Maine
UNE Doctor of Pharmacy students study on our Portland, Maine campus, a classic New England quad with brick buildings and tall trees. Portland, named “America’s Most Livable City” by Forbes and “Foodiest Small Town in America” by Bon Appetit, is the city on every list. A rustic port hosts a cool cultural scene—with outdoor adventure all around. UNE’s campus is just 10 minutes from downtown. Take a Virtual Tour!
Quality Academics, Respected Degrees
UNE is proud of the recognition we've received, which echoes the success of our students: The graduation rate for UNE's Pharm.D. class of 2016 was an impressive 94.4%.
Chosen from a nationwide pool of applicants, Samantha Shannon (COP, ’18) and Tori Cavanaugh (COP ’19), were selected to represent the UNE College of Pharmacy...
Karen Houseknecht and UNE students published in leading mental health and clinical psychology journal
Karen Houseknecht, Ph.D., professor of Pharmacology in the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and interim dean of the College of Pharmacy, and...
The University of New England College of Pharmacy has joined CVS Health to offer a residency training program in specialty pharmacy. The fastest-growing segment of...
Meredith Peabody, PharmD
Adam Whalley, PharmD
Christopher Devine, PharmD
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