We Prepare Pharmacists 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 will empower you to be a medication expert, wellness consultant, and primary caregiver — ready to lead in the new world of pharmacy.
We're proud to say that the licensure pass rate of our College of Pharmacy graduates in the second trimester of 2018 was 92.3% — above the national average.
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%.
The research group of Olgun Guvench, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, recently welcomed two international students working on their master’s degrees...
Students at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine who are interested in becoming pharmacists have a new pathway to their career, thanks to an agreement with...
Kenneth McCall, BSPharm, Pharm.D., professor and residency director at the College of Pharmacy , was recently the lead speaker at house and senate briefings in...
Jennifer Liao, PharmD
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