As a student in UNE’s Doctor of Pharmacy program, you’ll receive an education focused on your success. Our dedicated team of faculty, staff and pharmacy preceptors are continually developing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, while supporting you through your four years at the College. Through our challenging curriculum, interprofessional programs and experiential learning opportunities, you’ll graduate with the skillset employers are seeking.
Located in picturesque Portland, Maine, the College of Pharmacy is housed in a state-of-the-art, 48,000-square-foot facility that opened in the fall of 2009. On the Portland Campus, you belong to a tight-knit community, joining professional, graduate and undergraduate students, all of whom are passionate about the health sciences.
A limited number of merit scholarships are now available to incoming Doctor of Pharmacy students.
At the College of Pharmacy you’ll gain comprehensive knowledge of patient-focused and team-based care, vital skills for today’s health care providers. Our robust curriculum combines experiential learning with an emphasis on both the pharmaceutical and clinical sciences, preparing you for careers spanning the discipline.
Apply your knowledge outside of the classroom through research and scholarship activities. With a class size of roughly 100 students, you’ll have the opportunity to work side-by-side with your professors, pursuing lab-based studies and cutting-edge research. You’ll also gain hands-on experience at our on-site facility, the Dallaire Drug Information Center. Plus, through our active professional student organizations, you can engage in community service and broaden your network.
A Pharm.D. degree from UNE prepares you for a variety of pharmacy occupations, as well as career growth. Current graduates are employed at chain and independent community pharmacies, health care systems, long-term care facilities and within the pharmaceutical industry. Many of our students have gone on to complete post-graduate residency and fellowship programs. The College of Pharmacy works with you to ensure career success and it shows — 99 percent of the class of 2015 is employed in pharmacy.
Pharmacy by the Numbers
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